Next thing, they’ll be studying for their learner’s permits

Today they turn one. It's nothing like the bittersweet when you watch your friend's children, or your own children, grow beyond your hold. They're just goats, after all. Even still. How could they have gone from this to this in just 12 months? They did it so incrementally that we barely registered the changes, the… Continue reading Next thing, they’ll be studying for their learner’s permits

Sestina, for yesterday, for M

It rained all day yesterday, and the day before, and the day before. It came down cold, and thick. It was nearly snow, but not quite. If you'd wanted an excuse to curl up under the covers and feel pitiful, that would have been enough. But instead, there was a birthday to celebrate. Another year… Continue reading Sestina, for yesterday, for M