A Beatnik, a Real Live Bohemian

My sixty-first birthday will always hold special memories. I celebrated it the Tuesday (November 25th) before Thanksgiving in 2014. My mother had been in the hospital in critical condition for about three weeks. She recently moved to a private room out of intensive care days before my birthday. I walked in her room at just… Continue reading A Beatnik, a Real Live Bohemian

Poem: Live in the Now

My mother died Sunday evening, December 14, 2014. We buried┬áher on Saturday, December 20, 2014 in the family cemetery. Graves near hers include her parents, grandparents, sisters, aunts, uncles and cousins.┬áMother would have turned 83 years old in February. For most of my life, I heard mom and daddy dream of moving back to Gonzales… Continue reading Poem: Live in the Now