Lonely Bloom

It’s officially bluebonnet season in Texas. This year, there won’t be large gatherings of people on the side of the road.No shots of families in their Sunday Best, grinning from behind hundreds of purple flowers.No children, anxiously posing in fields buzzing with bees.No couples, kissing and laughing in the flowers as Longhorns look on. So I sat on the ground this morning, next to a … Continue reading Lonely Bloom

A Tale of Two Hearts

It’s that season again. I would like to thank whoever made February the shortest month of the year. It’s the height of flu season. It is the ugliest part of winter. For some, February is also a reminder of loss and loneliness. Across the country, elementary school kids are cutting pink and red construction paper into the shape of little butts, but no amount of … Continue reading A Tale of Two Hearts