The Wind’s Lament

Looking out over the water from the window this morning, you could tell the wind was strong by the movement of the waves. I had heard its unsettled lament throughout the night, as though it was echoing my restless thoughts as I laid there awake. Morning brought a serene blue sky, so rich in color [...]

How Old Am I?

My husband looks at birthdays differently than I. He always moves me forward a year. I completely missed 57 because he told me I was in my 58th year. When I turned 58 I thought I was 59. I guess you could say I’m more than prepared to turn fifty-nine on June 22 because according [...]