FLAMING REDS

Flaming reds Vying for brilliance Each leaf competing Struggling to be heard In all the sadness Embracing the change Attention       Generating Warm new memories Fresh pictures of beauty Brilliant hues Increasingly scant Autumn Each life season Carrying its own blessings Exit Blazing color (C) Jane F. Collen October 2008* IndexCardCure.com™ Every leaf counts. *This…

Who Doesn’t Get the Twisties? or the Yips?

It’s been heartbreaking to watch Simone Biles sit out the Olympics. And witness other athletes’ disappointment in their performances under the harsh spotlight and severe pressure. My heart went out to Abbey Weitzeil, visibly upset with herself when (according to the sportscasters) her split second hesitation on the starting block cost the US the Gold,…

Are We There Yet?

How many times did we, as kids, trapped in the back seat of cars, ask this question? And how many times have we heard it from our kids? America is saying “Vacation Time – yay!” again, as those brave enough to get vaccinated make the country safe for vacation travel. After a year of going…