Singing The Blues

Singing The Blues

Adrian and Griffin went to Big Bear recently with their cousin Rowie and her fiance, Kyle.  The trip might have been some sort of training ritual they felt compelled to undertake as they prepare to take their vows and have a family of their own.  What I think they...
The Love Bird Returns

The Love Bird Returns

The small bird was perched just outside our attic window, its brilliant feathers reflecting the sun as it stared inside with bright, beady eyes.  Griffin ran to get Sasha and Tia, who gaped out the window in awe.  “That’s my bird,” Sasha whispered,...
The English Class

The English Class

The rooftop of the small, bare-bones Spanish elementary school our kids attend is painted bright red.  Recess is held here, no green space in sight, the bare white walls high enough to ensure that the kids don’t plummet over the edge to the street four stories...