Bring It In

Bring It In

August 2017 Free tickets to a House of Blues concert? In the upper level with seating? An opportunity to hear two artists with whom I wasn’t familiar, but to experience Lindsey Stirling, the headline act? Yes! Their music held no power to make me sad. It contained no...
Memories In My Hands

Memories In My Hands

My dad was a big man. That’s why, in high school, the football coach told him to try out for the team. W.A. (Weyman Alexander) loved the game. He earned a scholarship to play football at an engineering college where he was taught to print in sturdy, even capital...
See Forever

See Forever

July 2017 April 6, 2016. My sister and I were visiting our mother in New York. One objective was for just the three of us to be there together. Another was to explore places in the city none of us had been. We decided to go to The Freedom Tower. It was a cold, clear,...
Is Silence Golden?

Is Silence Golden?

June 2017 Math isn’t my strongest skill set. However, I can solve this equation: The second half of 2016 ÷ 3 deaths + 4 funerals in 4 months = agony. You may doubt my addition, but I assure you it is accurate. My mother died in August. She lived in New York, but grew...