Happy Birthday

85 years

Photograph By: Carrie, Original photograph taken in 1948, my grandparents washing their car.

The day you were born
Eighty-five years ago everything
In this world turned
A little sweeter, your soul
Smiled as you took
Your first breaths spreading love (more…)

The Friendly Feast

I smelled something delicious slow cooking on a hot burner stove. The smells unfamiliar but my mouth was watering. My youngest son and I wound our way up to the picnic table in the sunshine. The shaded oak trees are perfect for walking under but leave you with a chill if you are sitting still.