When I was just a child, a period of my life that lasted far longer than you might think and transitioned directly into the “old dude” (or “Wise Sage” as […]
beside the chipped paint of this aged mansion a bird the size of...
There. Just beyond the dirty truck that pays my wages. Beyond the pump jack that draws the oil in homage to greed. Beyond the quarry I load rock from to […]
One of my very favorite things to do in Mobile, Alabama is to sit on a porch in good weather and watch the world go by.
If I am ever to reach my goal of becoming a Good Human then I need to become more aware of how my words and actions affect others.
“Imagine Peace”, the card says. It is a simple message with much deeper meaning.
Why would nature give us a self destruct mode anyway?
Christmas is over. Thank the gods! I have something to admit: I have a problem with Christmas. Not an objection, I like the idea of families gathering and sharing, I […]
From first kisses Last losses Lost moments Stolen time Wasted hours Cherished memories Hand holding Nights alone Days that never end From laughter And pain And sorrow And love From […]
“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald How bright these lights that shine now. Here. In this moment. Blinding […]
Surrender isn’t the same as giving up but it sure can feel like it. The insurance adjusting never paid off. Thousands of dollars, 6 licenses, 32 certifications, over 600 hours […]
A little story about finding something I didn’t even know I’d lost.
The pieces of the jigsaw puzzle my life looks like most of the time are falling gently, and hurriedly, into place. My trip North was cancelled at the last minute […]
The Universe is always talking to us. Telling us to be patient. To breathe. Telling us it cares. That we are loved. Listen.
We all have them: Good days Bad days Days when we want to save the world Days when we want to see it burn Days when the lightness in our […]
I see you there Withering in the branches of the life you cling to Withdrawn to your own shade To protect your roots Where you wait Patiently For the nourishing […]