The Nice Thing About Strangers

Creative Non-Fiction Short Stories. :) Travel, Oldsters, Love, and Compassion.

Why I Smile –Even When I’m in the Grocery Store

We stand much more in need of encouragement, of positive and clear direction. We know well enough what is wrong with us, but the monotony of the life sometimes makes … Continue reading

September 25, 2015 · 5 Comments

She’s kind of, oh my gosh

The three elementary-aged kids outside want to be characters from Star Wars.  The little boy is trying to stake a claim. “Who is, you know Chewy? You know Chewbacca? What’s … Continue reading

July 15, 2013 · 8 Comments

The Life Cycle

The recreation center is busy, but like in a scene from a film, the crowd parts for a miniscule elderly lady sauntering slowly toward an exercise bike. She chooses one … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · 10 Comments

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