Stepping Back Into The Closet

I have a full closet and drawers that don’t close no matter how much I declutter and donate. Yet, day after day I gripe I have nothing to wear. The things I love don’t fit, the things that fit don’t often spark joy when I get dressed in them. Sometimes, after many indecisive minutes in front…

Happy Birthday Song

It’s his birthday today. Fifteen years ago today, for the first time, I bought him a birthday card. It was yellow. Bright yellow, with a blue bird on front, eyes wide and beak open, peacock proud but with the plumage of a jay. I imagined that little blue bird could sing the melody that filled…