Here's a short story 'Friday, The 13th' which I originally wrote when I was in college working a summer job as an orderly in a hospital in West Palm Beach, Florida. Years later, I edited it further and won 1st prize - short story category in a contest at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas - 2011
We recently helped my father celebrate his 90th birthday in good health and surrounded by family and friends. Three years ago I wrote the following poem reflecting on when my father was ill and hospitalized. Savor the time you have with your parents.
Springtime brings to mind new beginnings which includes graduations. When my son Reid graduated high school and started college, I wrote the following poem. Enjoy time with your children and make positive memories.