Anonymous Joy

A rope hanging from a tree branch 20' high on the bank of a lake is irresistible to all ages, especially on a hot summer day.  Swinging out over the water is exhilarating.   Letting go and dropping into the water takes a bit more courage ... and how to swim. This three-year old didn't want to … Continue reading Anonymous Joy

Creepy

Remember that creepy house in your old neighborhood?  The one you avoided every day, not just Halloween.  Something about the place just scared the crap out of you. The one in my neighborhood had a crazy lady named Rosie living there.  She was thin, boney, and had scraggly mouse-brown hair.  I never went near her … Continue reading Creepy

City Bus Rides

Remember your first bus ride?  Actually, I only remember my second bus ride.  I was five years old, taking the bus home from morning kindergarten.  Going to school, I rode the bus with my older sister, so it was no big deal, but returning home by myself was a big deal. The bus driver missed … Continue reading City Bus Rides