MOM

“OF COURSE we skipped Christmas, why wouldn’t we?”, laughed my Mother on the other end of the phone, late last week. “We thought we had all the time in the world!” Yes, it’s definitely ironic that 2019 was the one Christmas my Mother and I decide to “skip” in lieu …

STAY GOLD

But there is only forward, no other wayTomorrow is your hope at the end of the dayAnd gold turns gray, and gold turns gray –Stay Gold, First Aid Kit As I listen to the melodious harmony of their voices I can’t help but begrudgingly admit that this *new* favorite song …

CRASH LANDING

“So, my Aunt survived a plane crash a few decades ago. And it was just as terrible as you’d imagine, she said. They had to dump fuel out, and people were praying and crying, and it was just an absolutely horrific experience. But every five years or so, she’d get …