Papaya Lonely

Papaya Tree. Longing and Fruit “I’d be happy just to sit here and watch you all breathe,” I tell my daughter. We’ve arrived at her home at Pearl Harbor for a ten-day visit and she is working up a sightseeing itinerary. We planned our vacation to visit her, her husband, and the boys. It just […]

Right out Loud

 Wireless. August, 2011. Desperation and Wireless Communication I was only five the day my mother and I encountered the raving man downtown. He ambled towards us, sneakers soft-shoeing along the sidewalk, howling in indignation. He walked alone. “Mommy,” I piped, “Who’s he talking to?” Mom shushed me. He continued along towards us. Suddenly one alert […]