Monthly Archives: October 2011

Broken dimples

She walked up and placed her warm hands in my own. I noticed her smile right away. Her dimples cratered out, one deeper than the other. “Wow,” I said. “You have beautiful dimples!” “Oh,” she said shyly. “This one’s not … Continue reading

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Not a Stalker, Just a Fan

I jumped up and down in my living room yesterday. I screamed at the TV. I clapped and hollered and nearly chest bumped my husband in my exuberance. I never get that excited about NFL football. I occasionally watch college … Continue reading

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Held me a Raccoon

I got to hold a baby human yesterday. Ten little fingers, ten little toes. I was the first grown-up (other than Mom, Dad and nurses) to hold him. He was only 2.5 hours old. And he didn’t even cry. His … Continue reading

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Oma (almost) got run over by a bull elk

(Attention all environmental sorts: no harm came to any elk in the writing of this blog or during any of the experiences described herein. Police officers were on site and kept us in line.) The song began playing in my … Continue reading

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