So Good To Be Back

I am full of joy over what happened yesterday. Since February of 2020, due to Covid restrictions, I have not been permitted to enter the facility where I have volunteered for the last six years. Well, yesterday was my first day back with those beautiful people in almost a year and a half. The facility…

A Breath Away

A friend of mine died yesterday.  I met him at one of the hospitals where I volunteer.  He was a resident there.  I first met him when I was visiting with another resident who has also become a friend.  Before I sang to the larger group at this particular facility I would come and sing…

Somebody’s Daughter

A young girl wakes to a predawn morning.  Within minutes she’s warming herself by the farmhouse’s fireplace.  Today promises to be an ordinary day, spent for the most part on chores and schoolwork.  If she works diligently she’ll have time to read down by the creek under her favorite old oak tree.  Life is good…