When I Was A Falling Down Drunk: A Love Story

It’s only been a few days but I feel it.  In the hidden, hard place where I keep my little girl heart that learned to be scared too early.  That place in my heart has shifted. It might be that I am writing out the story of how I once was a falling down drunk. …

Good People (those that toil, so that others can create)

There are people, good people who toil every day at work they don’t love and some days simply endure. Why do these people, good people do that? They’re partnered with a creative soul; a dreamer, someone who scribbles words one after another, collected into pages of an idea that is yet to come; that hears…

Who Needs a Heart when a Heart can be Broken?

For one human being to love another; that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation. — Rainer Maria Rilke [I have avoided writing this; dreaded the moment when I force myself to write about the sermon…

A Poem: love in the shadows

.love in the shadows. Originally uploaded by M e l o d y Said it before, but I am thankful for my home which is a peaceful haven and for the love I experience there. Love in The Shadows What do you see in the shadows? What are you searching for? I see you wanting;…

50 Years for Better or Worse

My in-laws celebrate fifty years of marriage this year and each family member was asked to write something to them. December, 2010 Dear Bonnie & Terry,  I must say how much I have been blessed by a marriage that is relatively easy — For Tom and me, it was a joining of two people’s lives that made complete and total sense.  Growing…

Feeling Thankful for Love

Love at first sight is easy to understand; it’s when two people have looked at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle. -Amy Bloom   Feeling Thankful I’m thankful for Tom. My miracle. My best friend.  His heart is good and because of this he is a gentle and loving person. It…

Tom’s Music on Primetime CBS show

My lovely husband.  I am so proud of him.  Although his ‘day job’ is wonderful and he’s an amazing leader of his organization, I know that his passion is his music which does in his off hours. Last year he completed his 2nd album, ironically titled Everything Takes Forever, a five year project?! It’s a…