Oil Painting based on "The Gift," photo by Vishal Jalan, via Flickr.com Creative Commons License
Reflections on Aging

The Gift

September 22, 2016 Carole Leskin 8

It wasn’t something I needed or wanted. Not something I secretly admired. It did not come wrapped in pretty paper. And it was not tied with a lovely bow. It was, in fact,  rather ugly. [Read more…]

"Balance," by Christopher A. Dominic, from Flickr.com (Creative Commons License)
Reflections on Aging

Finding My Balance

August 23, 2016 Carole Leskin 4

When I was a little girl my father would sometimes take me to the playground. I loved the swings. I hated the seesaw. The swings were magic carpets for me. Because they were hung at [Read more…]

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