Posts for empty nest

Grown Children

General/Column August 15, 2016

Like an eyelash curled between my fingertips, those pastel stroller days slipped away. Pinked sky rippled into autumn toddles, and…

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The Gift of Symmetry

In Mother Words Blog June 6, 2016

Our oldest son carried the last of his boxes to his car, hugged us goodbye and drove off to greet…

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Between the Lines, Erased

General/Column April 29, 2016

The cloud of you hovers in the space between the lines, words written with urgency at summer’s commencement now lay…

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Chores Undone

General/Column March 21, 2016

I used to pour black seed into feeders, used to love that— to know I’d fed a bird and sent…

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