Which Moments Will They Remember?

Which Moments Will They Remember?

Our lives are made up of small moments. There are those moments we forget, or try to forget, and those we remember and cherish.

To me, these small moments are like luminous stars in the sky, guiding my journey ahead and shedding light on the experiences and people who’ve shaped me into the person I am today.

I often wonder, which moments will my children remember?

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Beauty in Humble Places

Beauty in Humble Places

On the first day of school in that one-room, country schoolhouse, most of the other kids raced to the bigger, newer, shinier desks.

But little Diane, the one with a gleam in her eye and potato in her lunch bucket, who would one day become my mother, slid knowingly into the smallest, most unassuming one of them all.

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I’m not sure if I wrote these poems

I’m not sure if I wrote these poems

You know that endless trail of Mother’s Day handprints, inkblot paintings, tissue paper bouquets, and phallic-like animal drawings your kids have brought home from school that prompted you to consider buying stock in Rubbermaid® ?

Well, I’m here to tell you all those trips to Target you’ve made for more storage containers and fridge magnets to preserve this glimpse into their poignant, Van Gogh-ish childhood will one day be appreciated by your children’s future midlife nostalgic selves.

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