100 Word Challenge: Magic

100 Word Challenge: Magic

You know the legend of King Arthur, right? In T.H. White’s “Once and Future King,” Arthur - or Wart - accompanied Sir Kay, his foster-brother, to a jousting tournament. Wart was serving as a lowly squire to his brother when Kay sends him to find his forgotten sword. What Wart found instead was the magical, mythical “Sword in [...]

A force of nature

A force of nature

“Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little.” ~ Samuel Johnson When every thing is taken from us, when our lives are a barren wasteland, when all seems lost... still we rise. Our roots run deep, our will is indomitable, our spirit is indestructible. We will rise [...]

Forever in blue jeans

Forever in blue jeans

I feel faded... ...and comfortable, like an old, worn pair of jeans. Knees thin from traipsing through the woods, and crabbing across the beach with my children. My pockets filled with blissful memories - smooth river rocks, pieces of polished driftwood, and pearlescent seashells. I feel like I’ve finally grown into my skin, and it’s fitting in [...]