Bikers and New Drivers, April 24, 2023, 442 words

There is a rite of spring that can be dangerous. After Easter break, new high school drivers beg their parents to borrow the family car to propel the 2000 pound weapon legally down the road. The drivers may be more interested in being seen by their friends rather that watching for bikers and walkers sharingContinue reading “Bikers and New Drivers, April 24, 2023, 442 words”

What a difference a day makes April 17th, 2023 180 words

Spring can be a time of quick changes. Saturday evening, in shorts and short sleeves, rode our tandem to evening Mass. Today my back yard is covered with a light blanket of white. A lone squirrel scampers onto the deck to stare at me. I ignore him as I drink my second cup of coffee.IContinue reading “What a difference a day makes April 17th, 2023 180 words”

Lenten birthdays, April 10, 2023, 482 words

As a child, the season of Lent dragged on and on. The seven long weeks bridging the winter to spring season. Coming from a strict Catholic mother, we were also expected to not eat between meals, and to not have meat on Wednesdays or Fridays. Instead of using our allowances to buy candy and goContinue reading “Lenten birthdays, April 10, 2023, 482 words”