A Moment of Innocence

I approach the bayou pond. A family of four stands blocking my path. Grandpa, grandma, mom, and a little girl no more than eighteen months of age.   I rehearse my Covid dance. Step to the edge of the sidewalk, they will do the same. Greet each other with a smiling hello, and we’ll all … [Read more…]

Waterfront Chronicles

  A little tyke came speeding by on a two-wheeler with the confidence of a racing pro. Most children his age need tricycles, or at best a bike with training wheels, “Your kid is amazing!” I exclaimed.   “Yes,” answered the mother . . . no humility, just certainty. And with a hint of an Eastern … [Read more…]