Posts for Taking Flight

Memo to My Children

Taking Flight June 17, 2019

They are different now, they are daylight after the evening moon falls out of my hand and rolls beyond the…

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A Ring, a Pair of Shoes, a Wedding: the Ties that Bind, and Unbind, When a Daughter Marries

Taking Flight June 17, 2019

I’m sitting across from my daughter at a table in a trendy Toronto restaurant, our first meetup since her wedding…

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Empty Nester

Taking Flight June 17, 2019

How do you ask your sons to come home— when they no longer need you to rock them to sleep….

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Like a Sweater in the Wash

Taking Flight January 18, 2016

Mother woke me up to tell me. Her fifty something voice, trembly as a five year old admitting soiled panties….

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