The Moon

Photo credit NASA/JPL/USGS

This weekend the moon waxed full, a bright circle in the night sky, a sign of wholeness. I get reminders every month of the full moon through my friend Brenda Ferrimani’s project Dreaming Global Illumination, but I would notice it anyway. I’m one of the people who thinks it’s way cool […]

Mom’s Chore

By Laura K. Deal


Rarely, yearly, by some magic she would open the oven beyond its usual limit laying the door down flat against the cupboards below.

Seated on her swivel stool, hands encased in yellow Playtex gloves, armed with brush and Easy Off she painted. Not portraits, or landscapes but long steady rows […]