Wife. Mom of 2. Biochem & Chem Tox, M.S. Former expat in Brazil, France, & Japan. Regular writer for The Good Men Project. Her work has appeared in Scary Mommy, Positively Positive, & Idle Inks.
The Laughter of Children: A Haiku
“The body heals with play, the mind heals with laughter and the spirit heals with joy.” — Proverb Music to my ears Laughter of children playing
COVID-19 and Boosters: What You Need to Know
“We know how to bring the economy back to life. What we do not know is how to bring people back to life.” — President of Ghana, Akufo Addo
The Meaning of Yellow Roses : An Etheree Poem
“True friendship is like a rose: we don’t realize its beauty until it fades.” — Evelyn Loeb Joy Friendship Happiness Enlightenment
Tongue Searing Spice Sensations for Chilli-fiends: A Tanka
“Thai food ain't about simplicity. It's about the juggling of disparate elements to create a harmonious finish. Like a complex musical chord it's got to have a smooth surface but it doesn't matter what's happening underneath. Simplicity isn't the dictum here, at all. Some westerners think it's a jumble of flavours, but to a Thai that's important, it's the complexity they delight in.“ — David
The Meaning of Being A Mother
“God could not be everywhere, and therefore, he made mothers.” — Rudyard Kipling Mothers. We do so much for so many. We are overworked and underappreciated.
A Serene Garden of Green Beauty: A Haiku
“No one will understand a Japanese garden until you’ve walked through one, and you hear the crunch underfoot, and you smell it, and you experience it over time. Now there’s no photograph or any movie that can give you that experience.” — J. Carter Brown
Why Gen Z Is So Remarkable
“Generation Z, they cleaned up their own mess.” — Max Brooks Generation Z (aka Gen Z, iGen, or centennials) refers to the generation born between 1997–2012, following millennials.
Watching the Rain
“Give thanks for the rain in your life which waters the flowers of your soul.” — John Lockwood Huie As I sit in the office reception area waiting for my daughter to finish up her appointment, I watch the rain fall hard and fast through the floor-to-ceiling glass windows.