Tag: life lesson
The gate dropped shut.The whistle blew.We waited at the tracks. “Always forward,forward always,”my friend said. I nodded—wise advice. -akw- ___©2021 Angel K WillPhoto by Russ Ward on Unsplash Photo+Graphic Art by -akw-, click here.
Mimi and her toast
VIGNETTE My grandma, who we called Mimi, was standing at my kitchen counter eating her morning toast. She started to walk around observing my new living quarters as crumbs fell to the floor with every bite. Seeing the mess, I grabbed a plate and followed after her in an attempt to catch the crumbs. “What…
Why you never see a Redwood alone
“…The truth is, we all need supportive relationships. I once heard a lecture in which the speaker talked about the great redwood trees in California, those magnificent giants of the forest towering as much as three hundred feet in the air. ‘You’d think such tall trees would require very deep roots,’ the speaker said. ‘Actually,…
My poppa, the bus driver
“…at his last stop everybody gets off before he drives the bus over the bridge [back into the city] where the bus is parked overnight. As he’s pulling the bus up to the last stop, he tells the people on the bus to give him their problems. He tells them he knows that life is…