Tag Archives: memories

A place to call home

On our last evening at Squirrel Cove, we watched the storm wash the sky away. Lightning crimped the edge of clouds and a peppery wind was whipping up whitecaps close to shore. The piano broke into a waltz, the sound … Continue reading

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Long, lazy summer days

Swaying in a hammock under the shade of vine leaves, book drooping on the bridge of my nose; the soft putter of the motor boat idling in the creek; crows roosting amidst treetops popping with cherries; the tires of my … Continue reading

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Mother and child

When I was a child, we’d often pitch a tent in the woods close to our hometown. We’d spend days wading in the swift currents of the river, frying hot dogs, kicking badminton balls around and playing cards by the … Continue reading

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