In Remembrance of My Father-in-Law


You became a father to me; I needed someone to look up to and make proud once again. You counseled me during hard times. You protected me when you thought I was not looking. You taught me that marriage is a heavenly partnership. I watched how much you loved your children and then the grandchildren we gave you. You were so proud when you met … Continue reading In Remembrance of My Father-in-Law

Numbers With Meaning


My tribute goes deep. One of my family members was first responder and we are grateful she is still in our lives. A couple of my former students at the time lost family members. A colleague lost his cousin. As everyone else, I remember vividly the events of the day. I can remember things I said, what I had for breakfast and the pounding of … Continue reading Numbers With Meaning

Remembered


Remembered   How do you want to be remembered?  asked the poet There were three poets, one doctor and two teachers present to respond to the poet’s question. Finally after a long silence and obvious pondering the doctor says, “I want to be remembered  as someone who took my oath seriously. One poet said, ” I want to be remembered as a poet who wanted … Continue reading Remembered