Gavin And Rosie Versus Henry And Harvey

In 1998, Gavin shared his children’s theater manuscript and lyrics with me called, A Lesson in the Jungle. It is a heart-warming story of how two hunters, Henry and Harvey, go to Africa to hunt animals. They don’t hurt the animals; they just want to catch them and sell them to a large zoo back…
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On The Wing’s Of Love Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ

I was taking in the warmth of the sunshine cascading through the windows in the veranda when I heard the sound of the tune, “On Top of the World.”  This sound was coming from the musical, love bird figurine that is placed inside of my glass hutch for display and safe keeping. It had belonged…
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Worth The Wait

June 23, 2011 found me on “pins and needles” waiting at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport yet again.  I watched people hustle and bustle with their luggage, couples strolling hand in hand, people reading newspapers and then my eye caught a sweet baby girl’s face.  Reflecting on her gracious innocence, I found myself more at ease…
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Together Via Skype

Gavin and I have found when life gives you lemons that making lemonade is very good advice.  You go forward even when obstacles cross your path. You find strength to persevere.  As you read in my posts, Silence Parts 1 and 2, real life intervened and Gavin didn’t arrive on America soil in 2010.  This…
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Silence Part 2

In the silence of my misery, I must have fallen asleep. I woke up to the whistle of a female cardinal calling for her mate.  He responded back with repeated whistles whe-cheer-cheer, whe-cheer-cheer. I started to weep. How dare they sound so happy?  Didn’t they realize that my soul mate of fifteen years hadn’t arrived…
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