Category Archives: Kerry

Fathers Know — Kerry – 6/23/2016

Fathers Know June 23, 2016 I’ve been blessed by having some amazing men in my life. For years, my father worked two jobs to provide for his family. He poured love into the activities we shared, from weekends in the … Continue reading

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Charles O. — Kerry – 5/30/2016

Charles O. May 30, 2016 My Pap Pap hesitated when talking about the worst aspects of the war. No matter how much I asked, he evaded. I knew he served in the US Army during World War II, so I … Continue reading

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Heavy Lifting — Kerry – 5/23/2016

Heavy Lifting May 23, 2016 I think everyone gets there, that point where the weight of the world threatens to crush us beneath. We are not Atlas. We are not designed to shoulder the burdens of a beleaguered world. Yet … Continue reading

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Tended Flowers — Kerry – 5/17/2016

Tended Flowers May 17, 2016 Winter damages many plants, leaving gardeners to prune dead branches. Without such attention, the rot can infiltrate, and the entire plant might die. One fine day last week, I attended to some of my perennials, … Continue reading

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Tribute to My Mom — Kerry – 5/9/2016

Tribute to My Mom May 9, 2016 It’s Mother’s Day here in the United States as I write this letter. Flipping through the cable guide, I came across a number of irreverent television offerings, including “Mommy Dearest.” I’ve heard people … Continue reading

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Peter Pan-ism — Kerry – 5/2/2016

Peter Pan-ism May 2, 2016 I love Sir James Barrie’s adventurous “Peter Pan” stories. Peter acts as the spirit of youth, joy, and adventure, the child who escaped the fate of aging using Pixie Dust and by traveling to a … Continue reading

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Sportsmanship and Selflessness — Kerry – 4/25/2016

Sportsmanship and Selflessness April 25, 2016 Today, M-man took the field for his first day of T-ball. He overcame shyness, prying himself from my leg, and donned his LA Dodgers uniform. He looked adorable as he imitated his coach’s stance, … Continue reading

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Divorce and Friendship — Kerry – 4/18/2016

Divorce and Friendship April 18, 2016 Make no mistake. Divorce does not only involve the couple separating. I’m not talking about the unfortunate children caught up in the drama. Theirs is a particularly painful and messed up odyssey even in … Continue reading

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My Love for Her — Kerry – 4/11/2016

My Love for Her April 11, 2016 I have a little girl I adore more than I can say. Her bright curls cage the sun, and her vivacity and unique approach to life captures my heart. As with all of … Continue reading

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Photo Identity- Kerry E.B. Black – 04/05/16

    April 5th, 2016 Photo Identity – Kerry E.B. Black Dear Reader- In a society obsessed with image, where care is taken to produce a nonchalant selfie… Despite hiring an attorney, facing the court to petition for guardianship for … Continue reading

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