Tag Archives: Ruby Bonham

WHY

by Ruby Bonham Sometimes I feel like a four-year-old again with my endless “whys”. Most of them are unanswered but I hold out hope that one day I will understand. As a young girl, I didn’t pray for things, instead, … Continue reading

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Another Bear Story

By Ruby Bonham Seeing the notices of our semi-resident black bear in the park has brought back a lot of memories.  Thus these recollections. My ex was with a friend when he bought two baby black bears.  He said he … Continue reading

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THE MISADVENTURES OF L’iL TOOT

By Ruby Bonham L’il Toot is a Classic Bell Boy boat.  Ed found her in a field with a gaping hole in her side.  After approaching the farmer he bought her and hauled her home where he lovingly restored her. … Continue reading

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Covid Weight Gain

by Ruby Bonham My dog has Covid Weight Gain!  How did my slim , trim and healthy dog expand to over twenty pounds.  We will NOT discuss her owner’s weight gain.  I have heard the chatter around the park of … Continue reading

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His Mama was a Chicken

A Short Story for Kids and Seniors by Ruby Bonham The little Silkie chicken squirmed on her nest.  That one big egg was about to wear a blister on her bottom side and she was sure she was getting a … Continue reading

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CHOICES

by Ruby Bonham When we look at our world today the words that most often come to mind are: Chaos, Horror, Hopelessness, Fear, Anger, Pandemic. Of all these words Fear is the root that triggers the rest. Fear of the … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING

by Ruby Bonham March 1, 2020, the day one life ended and another went into a tailspin of grief. Sometimes it seems like yesterday and others a long time ago. The mind fluctuates in its ability to cope. Looking back. … Continue reading

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ALZHEIMER’S AND ME

by Ruby Bonham The frail wrinkled body slumps forward against the restraint tied to the wheelchair.  Her eyes are vacant, empty of response to the activity taking place around her.  She is my mom. I stand there watching unnoticed.  The … Continue reading

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Poetry Corner – Connections

CONNECTIONS by Ruby Bonham #127 Lives mingle, touch and intertwine A chance encounter on a jagged line Fleeting glimpses of life run amok Was it divine or just dumb luck? A child meets another, a connection made Through God’s wisdom … Continue reading

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Poetry Corner — Autism

THE FACE OF AUTISM a poem by Ruby Bonham Lot #127 A young boy stands by the window Lost in a world only he can know. His hand flaps in rhythm to an inner beat His eyes unfocused, his song … Continue reading

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Poetry Corner – Poised

POISED a poem by Ruby Bonham Lot #127 I knew I was in trouble The minute I started to sing. For I was at that stage of life When my Poise pad I must bring. Protection from a sudden laugh … Continue reading

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Poetry Corner – What Would Happen

WHAT WOULD HAPPEN A Poem by Ruby Bonham Lot#127 I saw a soldier standing there, His face all blurred by tears. I wondered what had caused such pain, And how to ease his fears. He made me stop and ponder, … Continue reading

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