Courage: Daily Prompt

It’s been five days since the Majory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting took place in Parkland, Florida. Eight of the victims were girls and young women; nine were boys and men. They ranged from 14 years old to 49. I spent Sunday with my own 23 year old son cooking brunch, catching up, drinking coffee… Read More

Lecture: One Word Prompt

I recently spent six and a half years obtaining two degrees and a number of certificates. I was also a teaching assistant for an advanced ornithology field and lab course. Before that, I was an educator and education advisor to elementary & middle school students, parents, and school faculties. I’ve been a presenter, & attended… Read More

Ascend: Weekly Photo Challenge

This week’s photo challenge is about upward movement. The air was incredibly clear and crisp, and the sun was just beginning to peek over the ridge the morning I left for the Animas Valley Hot Air Ballon Rally. By the time I drove west to the Animas Valley, the sky was brilliant blue, and made… Read More

Inheritance: One Word Prompt

As the years pass, more and more frequently when I look in the mirror I sometimes do a double-take because I see my Mom’s face before I recognize the reflection as my own. Even the ever popular social media platform Facebook constantly wants to tag me as my Mom, which is interesting because she passed-on… Read More