Children, Family

The Firemen on Christmas Eve

Amid the shopping carts, Black Friday, Walmart warriors, and the mounds of boxes we collect, we sometimes forget (make that I sometimes forget) how Christmas was for our parents and grandparents. My mother loves to shop and go for a "looky-loo." Today she's out at Costco, the place I cannot enter upon pain of claustrophobia.¬†Sometimes… Continue reading The Firemen on Christmas Eve

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Mommy Angst

inocenteart.comYesterday I scrolled through my Facebook and stopped at a painting of a purple tree. A tree with lines and thick branches, reminding me of strength. Pink and blue limbs embraced tiny red hearts, while others unfurled their branches. These delicate curving lines seemed soft, almost frilly against the stoutness of the tree trunk.Hearts tumbled… Continue reading Mommy Angst