Down to earth

Down to earth

It’s hot out there. Mornings are still cool enough that I can breathe, but barely. Walking around the neighborhood is best done just after the sun rises. There’s little traffic, and the moms with strollers are still at home, older walkers are not stirring yet, and dogs are snuggling in bed with their sleeping masters. It's [...]

Summerland

Summerland

The morning sun was peeking over the foothills, a comforting warmth that peeled back a light blanket of fog. As the light diffused slowly across the valley, the animals awoke. Birds called out greetings, as lumbering cows made their way to breakfast on loose bales of sweet hay. She appeared suddenly on the dewy grass. [...]

My familiar

I knew one day we'd be together again. Something as intangible as dying couldn't keep us apart. Remember all those nights we'd stay up late watching old movies? You'd lay your head on my chest, and I would stroke your face, and run my fingers through your jet hair. We wouldn't have to say a [...]