Steps

Steps The sun beamed down on my head and shoulders as I stood at the edge of the college campus, watching my son walk away from me.  I had been there for his move-in and for all the parent and family activities; he was busy with meetings and social engagements and settling into his new home.  It was time for me to leave. He ambled slowly down the sidewalk, his lanky legs in no hurry to get anywhere.  And as I gazed at his gait, I was suddenly transported to another August day, seventeen years ago.  At that moment, I … Continue reading Steps