For $5 a day once a week Mildred cleaned our house,ironed Daddy’s white shirts, uniform of 1950s salesmenand took care of a preschooler – me We weren’t well off; Mom was a school secretaryDaddy was a salesman on the road most of the weekMom needed help with the housework So Mildred became our Monday maid. … More Redlining

Canopy Coexistence

Birds of color fill my yard cardinals blue jays goldfinches coexisting in canopy foliage Jays aren’t brutal to finches because their feathers are not blue Cardinals don’t murder jays because their feathers are not red We could learn much from the birds Photo from Pixabay