Looking to get away for a few days by myself, I decided on Provincetown MA. this time.

I flew from JFK to Boston and then a short flight on a Cessna with Cape Air into Provincetown. You can also take the ferry over as another option. The Cessna is probably…

After facing and admitting That I had a fatal disease called addiction and devoting twenty-four challenging months of self-examination of both the negative and positive aspects of myself, I finally passed through to a point in my understanding that I didn’t have to accept defeat but discovering there was hope…

When we come into this world you look at us in awe, not wanting to miss our first word (hoping dada comes out before mama), being as amazed as we are when we take our first steps and seeing the pride in your eyes on our first day of school…

When I think back to all of the memories of you, it makes me smile. Watching you out of your bedroom window while you spray painted my ballet shoes in the backyard for my next ballet recital. The Saturday afternoons that we would go for lunch and get our nails…

Choosing to visit the Dominican Republic during COVID-19 19 was a detailed plan. I researched the government guidelines (wwwnc.cdc.gov and do.usembassy.gov). There is no negative Covid-19 test required to travel there. I chose to get a PCR test before getting on the plane so that I would not infect anyone…

I woke up earlier than usual today. As I looked out my window to get a morning glimpse of the Verrazzano bridge, I remembered the feeling of leaving for vacation. The sky was a blue that reminded me of a soft washed out denim shirt that you never want to…

I can never say I know how you feel to a black person because I never will. I am white, growing up in a white town on Long Island there were only two black families in my town. I never thought much of it as a kid. I remember there…

My life’s journey is a dirt road where I have experienced golden sunrises that feel like a blanket of warmth around my heart at times. Pink and lavender sunsets that help me relax and feel the calmness of the moment. Then there are some heavy storms of darkness, wind and…

Lori King

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