Between The Valley And The Mountain

Hair pin turn after hair pin turn, I sucked air threw my nose, holding it for several seconds before releasing it along with either a prayer or a plea for him to “please slow down.”  In his defense, he wasn’t speeding.  But still, I was afraid.  We were on our way back to the little …

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To My Daughter, As You Chase Your Dreams

Dear Daughter, You stand here finishing the last two bites of an ice cream sandwich, chocolate wafer stuck to your lips, as you lick the remainder off your fingers.  You begin to shimmy around the kitchen, the sound of some old time rock and roll music playing from the CD player you brought from your …

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