SHE IS A WONDER

A wonder running about on staccato feet. A wonder who says, “Sit down now, Mama.” A wonder who snuggles up to Daddy and pushes Mama away. A wonder who I stare at wondering if she is, indeed, real? Not a dream? A wonder who is mine all mine and oh so beautiful with big eyes…

Short Story: Artists

This post was originally posted on Helium.com. Here is a link: Short Stories: Artists “This is the best work you’ve ever done.” “Really? You mean it?” “Yeah Squirt, keep it up, and you might just be a famous artist some day.” This is one of the conversations I remember having with Zoey, the best baby…

I am, indeed, Thankful for my…

1. Friend, Michelle, and her daughter Ella-Grace 2. Daughter who’s a cup of joy 3. Sunday School class that is growing. 4. Fall finally showing it’s pretty face 5. Husband, who supports my every breath 6. My family a short drive away This blog is part of Six Word Fridays

The things she says.

Lizzy-Jane is talking more and more with each passing day, and the things she says are becoming more and more precious, heart breaking and hilarious. I decided to write a blog today to remember some of the biggies from the past couple of days. Yesterday we went to Praise Kids. I wish I had remembered…

Messy House (with apologies to Shel Silverstein)

This is for my mother. She mentioned yesterday that she loves to read my poetry. So, as I was sitting here trying to decide what to blog about today, I read my friend, Kelly’s latest blog. That’s is when I decided to write a new poem of my own. Here’s my effort (Thanks, Mom): Messy…

My Journey To Blogdom.

This was my first effort at a blog: Caroline Writes It still exists, but I seem to have abandoned it. I must have gotten some MAJOR writer’s block, which just leads to fear, running and hiding for me. My second effort was a big deal for me: Placer County Mental Health Collective: Caroline\’s Column However,…

I am a Caution.

Indeed, it is true. I am a caution. I was told this by a college friend. Craig. It was several years ago, and I had paid him a visit in NYC, while I was on tour in the area. When the visit was over, I headed “home” to a hotel in Jersey. However, while on…

What A Gift

My friend, Bess, wins the cool award this month. She invited me and my little “angel mine” to her beach house, in Oak Island, this week. Our other friend, Kris, also came with her four children. It is the first vacation I have had in I don’t care to count how long. And it was…