Flipping Cards

Flipping cards

Flipping cards,
Searching for answers
Could you tell me, please
Anything about me?

I have been waiting 

For a freaking discovery
Perhaps I am just a fool
Who holds onto cards

A voice calls out and tells me
To hold back because I must
Have my own back tonight—

To head for the bed

I set down the cards
In their place in the drawer

Clarity can wait until after
I turn out the lights


Grandma Liz’s 90th Birthday

Assortment of cards and letters from Ed and Liz Seurkamp (the BEST grandparents).

Today is my Grandma Liz’s 90th Birthday. It seems like we were just celebrating my Grandpa Ed’s 90th and I still can’t believe he’s gone. We had a big celebration for Grandpa’s birthday, but I am sure Grandma is being well taken care of in Cincinnati.

I have saved every single card and many odds and ends my grandparents have sent me since I was old enough to think about saving something. In honor of Grandma Liz, I have photographed all the cards and letters from over the years and can hardly wait until I get to hug her and wish her a Happy Birthday. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, GRANDMA LIZ!