Sometimes when I stand on the rocks, the water is gentle. The sun throws splashes of daylight stars to tickle my feet. Other days, the water is playful. The breeze laughs, blows bubbles around my ankles and knees, pretending these small waves can topple me. On darker days, the water churns by swiftly, and it…Continue Reading “Riptide”

We often think of celebrations as those occasions when we gather with family or friends for a particular holiday or life event. Those occasions are filled with their share of both joy and angst. (Come on, you have a family…you know it’s true.) We keep coming back, though, because underneath all the family humor and…Continue Reading “Ain’t Life Grand: Family Celebrates Everything – Open Thought Vortex”