Tag Archives: abundance

These rude feet

National Poetry Month, Day 5  //  When I was a child, finding a penny was a real treat, more so a nickel or dime. A quarter would make my day, buying me a seat for Saturday afternoon’s double feature with enough left over for a soda or a box of Milk Duds. I think of […]

From so little, so much

We Americans are in a pessimistic state these days. Many of us feel the country is headed in the wrong direction, and a lot of that feeling is related to the economy. Many say we just don’t have the money to take care of all the needs before us. We need to trim our sails […]

All ate and were filled

Sometimes life asks more of us than it seems we have to give. It did of my maternal grandmother, Edith. At twenty-six years of age she became a widow with six children to support, including my mother, who had been born the same year. On top of that, the family had moved to a new […]