Rita Felling's Blog – November 2011 Archive (3)

Thanksgiving 2011

I marveled at the very intense expression on my nephews face as I looked at the photos of him running in a track meet. With his lips half curled, caught in a snarling grin I could almost feel the intesity of his attempt to catch up to the runner in front of him. His long sleek limbs stretched in a paused motion, defining his athletic toned muscles. I smiled to myself remembering the clumsy awkward toddler he once was. The…

Added by Rita Felling on November 29, 2011 at 6:52pm — 1 Comment


When I walked

My Josiah asked me today if I can remember when he walked. So simple and matter of fact, looking at me while I helped him dress, he waited for my response. I stopped and looked down into his beautiful deep brown eyes. Half afraid where this may be headed with memories of him walking starting to flood my mind, I searched his face for…

Added by Rita Felling on November 11, 2011 at 3:00am — 2 Comments

trick or treating with Santa

It was three o'clock and I decided to stand outside to wait in my new hot pink beehive wig. Just as I finished adjusting the three plastic black spiders, that cascaded down the sides, I saw the school bus coming. It did not take long for my Josiah to notice. He immediately lifted his head smiling.

I watched as the bus aid began to unbuckle the tie downs that kept his wheelchair in place. His smile widening as I blew him a kiss. Strapped behind Josiah was my middle son Cody. He was…


Added by Rita Felling on November 2, 2011 at 2:50am — No Comments

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