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 her on Saturday, December 20, 2014 in the family cemetery. Graves near hers include her parents, grandparents, sisters, aunts, uncles and cousins. Mother 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