Letters to the Tooth Fairy

I have two sons whose personalities are as different as the seasons.  The younger at age fourteen, is tow-haired, blue-eyed, sensitive,  free-spirited, emotional, empathetic and kind. The elder, at sixteen, is dark in coloring, taciturn,  responsible, diplomatic, witty and charming.  The younger enjoys exotic and spicy cuisine – the elder prefers a more conventional menu.  I can’t think of anything IContinue reading “Letters to the Tooth Fairy”

WPC – “Spare” – The Lonely Sweater

Spare (Defined) “Not currently in use; in reserve” Glancing in the window of a recently closed children’s consignment shop, I spotted this tiny, orange sweater hanging forlornly in the now abandoned store front.  I pondered why this one vibrant item adorned with teddy bears, remained.  Perhaps a testament to a dream that was not to be or more simply thatContinue reading “WPC – “Spare” – The Lonely Sweater”

WPC – Harmony – a boy and his dog

“You ask of my companions. Hills, sir, and the sundown, and a dog as large as myself that my father bought me. They are better than human beings, because they know but do not tell.”  Emily Dickinson https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/harmony/

Paper Plate of Positive Traits

Forward:  One of the things I hear over and over again from patients on ACU is the support, understanding and positivity they receive from other patients on the unit.  Someone that may have a completely different set of circumstances yet are in the same situation of being far from home, without the comforts and feeling frightened and alone.  ToContinue reading “Paper Plate of Positive Traits”

Daily Post Photo Challenge – Blur

For my fiftieth birthday, my husband planned a small get together in the city with six of our closest friends. We started the night out at a mixology bar with an outdoor garden then stayed overnight at The Inn At Irving Place, a true oasis in the lovely Gramercy Park neighborhood of Manhattan.  The next morning, I snapped this photoContinue reading “Daily Post Photo Challenge – Blur”

Gone Fishin – Daily Post Photo Challenge “Reward”

https://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/reward/ There is nothing quite like the feeling of catching your first fish as displayed in my son’s expression. Feeling that little tug and then the exhilaration of reeling it in is indeed a great reward.  This little fish was released after our quick photo op.