Month: May 2020

Masked or Unmasked

There are only four countries in the world who have not gone on lockdown. Sweden, South Korea, Turkmenistan, and Tajikistan. However, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan are denying the existence of the coronavirus. Also, there are some restrictions in force in all four countries. Turkmenistan and Tajikistan are not reporting accurate numbers of cases or deaths. South …

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forget me not, forget my not, pointed flower

Mother’s Day

I lost my mother in September. Her name was Martha. Martha grew up in Germany during World War II. She was a child when the bombs would strike at night. There was not much food. They had to make do with potatoes and barley. Martha was sent to be a nanny with a doctor’s family …

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A Sense of Worth

I grew up in the time where children were seen and not heard. We could never ever interrupt an adult’s conversation. If our parents weren’t around to discipline us then the adults in the village could. I was such a shy child and it didn’t help that my mother favored my brother. I was always …

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