A Cry in the Night — ‘Mommy, I’m Scared’

By Barbara Falconer Newhall, 1986 It was the smallest of sounds. So small that even Jon, a light sleeper, didn’t hear it. First a whimper, then, … [Read more...]

Purple Bearded Irises — Close Up and (Very) Personal

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I think of irises as a common, garden-variety flower. You see them growing everywhere. Our own back yard has had dozens of … [Read more...]