Biscuits & Gravy/The Conjurer

Happy Grandparents Day (September 11)! This poem is in honor of my formidable and magical Grandma Hatfield….❤️

House

(Grandma Hatfield is on the far left, and I’m standing just above her – also here are Uncle Bruce, Aunt Kitty, Aunt Linda, cousin Debbie, Uncle Quentin, my sister Tiffany, and one of my other cousins – photo by my dad : )

Blackberry Creek (McCarr, KY)

I’ve mentioned the times my family spent at Grandma Hatfield’s house in Kentucky, and at Great Grandma Ratliff’s, and one of the main features of playing with our cousins was wandering through and skipping rocks in Blackberry Creek. The creek was right across the street from Grandma’s house. I have joyful memories of time spentContinue reading “Blackberry Creek (McCarr, KY)”

Maine Summer

I have the fondest memories of summers spent visiting Aunt Betty and Uncle Dave in Maine with my mom and my sister. Maine is a magical place! 🌿💖🌲🫐🦞🦭🐳💦 (Acadia National Park photo from acadiamagic.com)

The Bright Ones

On Monday I posted a poem to honor my Aunt Linda. It was a poem I had written a year or two ago, about my family. But after I published it, I realized that I wanted to write a new poem. A poem specifically for her. She was a special lady, so I just letContinue reading “The Bright Ones”