Dance Puppet! Dance!

“I heard her laughing like crazy! What was she laughing about?’ Mom was happy that Lia was happy. I could see it in her eyes, and her face glowed with the light of shared joy that mothers have for their children. “Oh, she was just making her puppet dance.” I tried to sound casual, realizing […]



I think we can all agree that a generally accepted definition of routine would be consistently doing the same thing the same way, over and over again in anticipation of achieving the same result. We all have them, whether it’s the morning routine for getting ready for work that ensures we don’t forget our deodorant, […]


I’m a “why?” person. I guess I should make that a “how?” and “why?” person. I like to know how and why things, and people, are the way they are, or do the things they do. I can accept that the answers may not be readily forthcoming, but I am compelled to wonder and to […]