Tuesday, June 4th we are still getting used to our new family members. It’s slow-going, but Chase has really surprised us all. He’s a good and patient teacher. Dash is a pain at times, but Chase has been so good with him. I love our Chasey-boy. The ever-patient Chase: We are noticing similarities between Ginger …

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If I were to try to put into words how much you mean to me, this would be my pitiful attempt. When we met nearly half my life (28 years) ago, I was 29. I lived with my widowed mother. I worked full-time as an administrative assistant at an ad agency. I had friends but …

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TILLIE Tillie was running late for work when she hurried into the school building from the staff parking lot. She waved hello to the hallway monitor as she quickly moved down the hallway towards her office. “Good morning, Lois,” she called to the department secretary as she entered their work area. “Hi, Tillie,” Lois smiled, …

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http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_prompt/name-for-yourself/ Some writers’ names have become adjectives: Kafkaesque, marxist, Orwellian, sadistic. If your name (or nickname, or blog name) were to become an adjective, what would it mean? Kindly.  My adjective would be ‘kindly’. In the old Thomas the Tank Engine videos that my sons used to watch when they were small boys, there was …

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