Just as I am

Today on my way to work I saw three people with impossibly red hair. People put on makeup, paint their nails, cover themselves with tattoos, and pierce their ears, noses, and tongues. I keep trying to curl my straight hair; others struggle to do the opposite. And who doesn’t at …

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Morning mystery

I love summer! I love morning, early morning, before daylight makes its appearance! Coffee in hand, I make my way to the patio. It’s blessedly quiet. There in the darkness I become a silent observer of the waning moments of the nocturnal world. A small opossum makes its way along …

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