A mother’s goodbye

  She wore a red shirt that declared she was the proud mother of a Marine. With two smaller children in tow and a husband walking alongside, she trailed a step or two behind a young, muscular man. He might have been over 20, but probably not. He walked to the security checkpoint to present … [Read more…]

An act of devotion

They slowly followed the young man to the table. He walked well, but slowly. She walked slowly, but not as well with a slight tilt to her head and an arm in a permanent bend. He smiled at them, handed them menus and helped them settle in — both of them on the same side … [Read more…]