Let’s go get that lighthouse!

‘It’s really far,’ he said, his wrinkly eyes losing the dream like his fading vision. ‘It’s not Dad, it really isn’t,’ I placed my hand gently on his bony shoulder. His trembling, paper-skin hand tapped my hand, acknowledging the gesture, as if that was enough. I took the picture placed on his lap, gave it one…

Magic is within you!

‘I am so bored.’ My patient father, smiled at me, ‘want to see my treasure?’ All of six years, hooked to the promise in the twinkle of his eyes, I nodded, my bouncy curls agreed. Neatly piled souvenirs in all shapes welcomed me in the barn. I stood there frozen, mouth wide open. I picked up the…

The most difficult keynote

He sat with his notes on his makeshift desk in the green room, just like he liked it – A pile of handwritten papers. ‘Mr. President, it’s time for your keynote in 5,’ the organizer politely informed him and then left clacking her heels in the corridor. He looked up in the lit up mirror….