It is Canada Day, the perfect time to revisit the reason I have a passport.(more…)
We have come to the end of another month so I thought now would be as good a time as any to go on a written journey back through the days of June.(more…)
There’s a statue in the center of the city where I went to school.
It’s a lady who holds a bug above her head.(more…)
A podcast episode I heard tonight took me back to the Lincoln Memorial steps.
When I stood on them last year I’d known giants of the Civil Rights Movement had also stood there.
Tonight, thanks to a bonus episode of The Washington Post’s “Presidential” podcast, which has episodes about United States president’s lives and leadership, I heard an earlier civil rights giant’s story in a new way.(more…)
The Lord did not bless me with good eyesight.
When I got an eye test at school, I believe I had 20/70 vision.
I got glasses just in time for a family vacation to Pennsylvania.
It was my first trip to the North.
We went to places like Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, Hersey Park and Gettysburg.
I saw it all.(more…)
It is a challenge to write every day,
I haven’t been able to write every day, or just didn’t want to, for much of my writing life.
Then, in the middle of a coronavirus quarantine when routines were forced to change and the world no longer spun quite so fast, WordPress Discover brought back daily prompts.(more…)
I’m ready to explore some more.
I had a pretty good list of trips taken and travel goals for 2020, but coronavirus crossed off all of my plans.(more…)
We learn how to stand in a line in kindergarten or earlier.
I guess the reason is order or control.
Lines last throughout our lives.
I’ve been in plenty of lines.
This is a story about a time I got in the wrong one.(more…)