The Bug that Changed My Heart

I hate bugs but this picture mesmerizes me. It's summertime here, so that means it's cicada season. The ubiquitous rise and fade of humming in clusters around the neighborhood… those are the males singing out their melodies for their mates. But that's a lesson for someone more interested in cicadas. […]

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Mountains to Climb

Life has been a bit overwhelming the past few weeks. I hesitate to commit that reality to words because the truth is, as an adult, when is life not filled with complexity and all its challenges? I hate complaining, so I generally try to take everything in stride, regardless of […]

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The Sweetest Gaze

The other day, as I was going about the usual business of taking care of you, more mindful of the task at hand, I suddenly noticed you staring at me. You were transfixed, but your eyes in that moment were not filled with simple curiosity. You had a look of […]

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