Week 1, Day 4: Real

Week 1, Day 4: Real

On a cool November evening, I walked up to my friends’ house, just a couple of minutes late for dinner because of the rush hour traffic. They had invited a couple of us to share some leftovers, and I was hungry. As I approached the door, I noticed the beautiful...
Two Homes

Two Homes

The tough real estate market is more than just a news story to me. I’ve had my house on the market for five weeks and had no showings. Over the weekend, I had my second open house since putting my home up for sale. No one came. I cleaned this place as if the...
Two Views Beyond the Fence

Two Views Beyond the Fence

Upon having a taste of the yard just beyond the gate, Tilly is no longer satisfied with her small, fenced in area of green space. She wants more. Interpretation #1: Tilly is suffering from envy and discontent. Rather than being happy with what she has been given, she...
The Wonder of It

The Wonder of It

Is there any wonder That a woman like me, or a man like you, Would want to pen the words of a poem, Or stroke the pigment of a portrait, Or glide graceful to the triune beat of the waltz, If on a regular weekday, timecards punched and dinner waiting, A woman like me,...