Time heals all wounds, but do we want it to?

Twenty years ago, I came to Rockford, IL from San Francisco, CA. I never thought I would be here this long. It was supposed to be a stop along the way. Some stops are longer than others. In my time here, I have met some great people, and spent most of those 20 years with… Continue reading Time heals all wounds, but do we want it to?

Plant Life (For 18 and older readers only)

The rain fell heavily on the city. The traffic slipped by the alley not seeing the woman inside. Dressed in jeans, a thin t-shirt and sandals, she allowed the rain to soak her through. Pedestrians did not see her, either. They were huddled under their umbrellas or scurried by with newspapers raised to try and… Continue reading Plant Life (For 18 and older readers only)