I found some fantastic fudge today!
Posted on May 11, 2023 2 Comments
In honor of David’s birthday, his story is told by the mark of his own pen. I’m pleased to share his gift of words, as brilliant as the light of Venus in this evening’s sky. This is your invitation to the celebration.
April 8, 2023
Posted on April 8, 2023 1 Comment
Dear Davin, From the time your dad slid a diamond on my finger, I dreamed of the home we’d own, the children that would play hide-and-seek in closets, and the adventures we’d take together to experience the wonders of the world before your dad’s world went dark. We’d mix large batches of sticky rice […]
The Leaving II
Posted on October 31, 2022 Leave a Comment
Elegy for my son
Still Life with Mother
Posted on September 22, 2022 7 Comments
I invite you to celebrate the birth of my mother in this poetic homage.
Posted on August 26, 2022 5 Comments
This poem is an elegy to the day my son and I released my sons’s ashes into the pond we haave been vacationing at since the boys were six and two-years old.
THERE IS LOVE
Posted on July 25, 2022 7 Comments
After Sharon Olds “I Go Back to May 1937” I see them standing at the nuptial threshold before their witnessesShe sees her groom smilingat the verge of the nacre vaultthe gloam blue waves climax like glisteningstrands of diamonds behind his profile, Hesees his bride with a stargazer lily in her hairstanding at the fringe made […]
Posted on April 8, 2022 Leave a Comment
29th Birthday message for my beautiful boy Davin: Arrival, April 8, 1993 at 12:33 PM. The day I held the World in my arms.
DAVIN R. GARCIA
Posted on November 13, 2021 Leave a Comment
365 days ago, fifty close family members and friends gathered on a rainy morning in Poughkeepsie, New York, during a pre-vaccinated pandemic, to pay tribute to my beautiful boy, Davin Richard Garcia. 8,760 hours ago, my tears washed over a white granite box, containing the fragments of a mother’s, and father’s, love and dreams for […]
David Garcia Memorial Service, October 13, 2001
Posted on October 14, 2021 Leave a Comment
On a severe clear Saturday, two-decades ago, my family and I remembered my love; husband, daddy, son, brother, uncle, cousin. Three weeks planning a funereal service on a barrier island in a public State Park and with the iconic Boardwalk restaurant, culminated in a beautiful celebration of life with violins and butterflies. Funerals and memorial […]
Posted on September 23, 2021 Leave a Comment
Beauty is the internal living flame that illuminates what we belong to. Remembering the beauty of my mother, Elizabeth “Lizzie” Teseny Rieb, on the occasion of her birth, 78 Septembers ago. Though the hangers in her closet hung bare, disrobed of her flowery pleated dresses and soft cotton cardigans weeks after my 18th birthday, her […]