Let’s Get Real: Perfection

You read the blog posts, the magazine articles, about how we shouldn’t strive for perfection.  It’s unattainable.  They even make you feel a bit silly for trying. Then they flip the coin.  They show you perfect houses.  Perfect looking skin.  Perfect hair.  Perfect alertness. Instagram filters and mega pixels. Get real.  It doesn’t exist.  Perfect…

Her

I lost my daughter, somewhere between high school and Texas. Somewhere between my head and my heart. I felt her, knew a glimpse of her. Sometimes I still feel her, when the wind blows from the east. When summer rolls through. She’s in my boys’ eyes, dancing, laughing. She skips through my heart, when I’m…