Her laugh was the melody, Like wind chimes in the breeze. The harmony was the way she’d Win every argument with ease. The chorus was the first time She whispered she loved me, But my favorite part about her song Was how it played for eternity.Read More »
Goblins and ghouls and witches galore! Asking for treats with smiles at the door. Fairies with wings and superheroes with capes, That Superman looks like he stole his mother’s drapes!
Snacking on chocolates and my favorite sour candies, Running past the spooky houses – watch out for the zombies! Laughing and whispering, shh, a ghost can’t be seen, Prepare your pumpkins, it’s Happy Halloween!
“You hold it like a pencil, Uncle Spencer, like this!” Henry demonstrated where to put his fingers on the chopsticks to his frustrated godfather beside him.
“That’s exactly the problem, Henry, it’s like eating with two number two pencils. It’s completely counterintuitive!” Spencer said, as one of the chopsticks he was struggling to hold fell back to the table with a clink.Read More »
She liked to watch him drive. For starters, he drove a Classic blue Volvo Amazon P130 from the ‘60s, which was definitely not the car she expected a brilliant, socially awkward 24-year-old FBI Behavioral Analyst to drive. Then there was the way his body relaxed when he sat in the driver’s seat, a level of control and comfort he rarely showed elsewhere. When he drove, he wasn’t the eccentric genius with three PhD’s who struggled with understanding people’s emotions. When he drove, he was just a man with warm brown eyes and an endearing boyish smile.Read More »
Her cap was pinned to her wavy black hair on a slant. Her crimson graduation robes billowed open in the breeze, revealing a knee-length lacy black dress and matching black pumps—demure enough for the school event, edgy enough to show she was eighteen and ready to take on the world.
“One more picture, sweetheart!”
“Dad!” She groaned and rolled her eyes at the smartphone clasped in her father’s hands. “You’re going to make me miss my own graduation!” Read More »