Silence

A myriad of dangers lurked on the other side.  Closing her eyes, Ruth tried wishing them away. Another day passed and still, she was unable to open the door.  Her family and friends never understood. The day arrived when she had no choice.  Open the door or die.  Her hands trembled, it took several tries. …

Thursday Doors: Wan Chai Heritage Building

I hope everyone had a safe and happy holiday. I’m not sure what to expect from 2019.  I know a big international move is on the horizon for my family and I.  I’ve done them many times, you’d think I’d get used to them.  I don’t think you ever get used to packing up all your…

Renew

As I was always told it would, my life danced before my eyes.  Christmas and colorful lights, marriage, children, birthdays, weddings, and grandbabies. We all huddled on the couch together, waiting for the time to arrive.  They promised to transport us at the moment of impact.  A flash of light burst through the window.  The…

Desperation

Drawing from natural springs throughout the world did nothing to halt the deepening of her wrinkles. She wasn’t giving up though. They’ll be sorry for calling me crazy and for leaving me.  I’ll outlive them all! The advertisement read:  The Fountain of Youth Discovered in South Dakota The road reached toward the horizon as the mountains…