Four-letter words in COVID-Times

Four-letter words in COVID-Times

What four-letter word signified your COVID-19 experience? FEAR? HOME? WASH? HELL? COPE? My mind coalesced around MASK. Who could have guessed that an item known only to children at Halloween, American kids’ eager quest for candy, would have become a prime item to...
We Live in the Projects

We Live in the Projects

The great garage make-over of 2012 has begun! Yes, you read that right: 2012. My husband is a R&D man. Rather, he’s an R&P man: Research and Planner. I often thank God for Google – and Larry should, too. He’s occupied for hours on end,...
Armed

Armed

Sometimes I feel as if a nurse stapled my heart on my sleeve soon after my birth, where all can see it to harm and hit me up. While their action rips and bruises my heart, I’ve realized at least that my arm is unhurt. I lift it up and wave bye-bye. My legs are...