It was dark and I heard a little whimper then: “mama?” A little body quickly climbed into my bed and huddled up closer reaching for my hands. I pulled my arms around him and softly stroked his hair. “I saw a shadow” “It’s OK baby you’re safe” “Can I come in bed … Continue reading

Goodbye, old friend

I said goodbye to my friend today. The longest relationship I've had. I was 10 when I got him. I didn't like him at first. He looked like a rat. But he slept behind my neck. He used my hair as a blanket. He got rounder but never much bigger. He went everywhere with me. He was my friend. … Continue reading