My kitchen is painted yellow.Because yellow is the color of sunshine and of joy and because yellow is my favorite.Itโ€™s never quite as clean as I want it to be in here.Tonight as I stand in the after-bed-time quiet my eyes follow a trail of red footprints across this floor that is supposed to be … Continue reading

She clings tightly to the edge of the pool, knuckles while with fear of the unknown. My eyes grow hot but I fight it, surely you canโ€™t cry on the side of the public baby pool in the middle of a perfect Sunday afternoon. I taught her how to swim. But it has been two … Continue reading