Safe and Secure

He sat at the round bistro table, feet dangling from his chair.  His white socks stretched to his knees, legs swaying, eagerly waiting for a slice of pizza to satisfy his little appetite. His tiny mouth puckered around the tip of a straw sipping orange soda while his big, round, dark eyes looked sideways toward [...]

Expressions of Love

“Because there’s nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it’s sent away.”  Sarah Kay I'm not sure why I was having a bad day.  It was several years ago.  All I remember was there were tears and I wanted a little slice of [...]

When too much salt spoils the soup

It was a cool autumn day, lunch time, and a hearty bowl of soup sounded good. Bob and I stopped at a familiar restaurant and ordered the vegetable beef soup and a salad. As we waited for our lunch, we sipped our coffee.  Not just good coffee but great coffee -- something the restaurant is [...]