Looking Around to See if Any One Is Watching

From the time I was very young, I have always loved looking at house plans and dreaming of the perfect one.  There used to be a new house plan in the Sunday paper each week to daydream about. Although, I don't see a new house in my future, I still collect house plans on my favorite "social-media-idea-gathering"… Continue reading Looking Around to See if Any One Is Watching

Written Words to Look Back On

It has been a rather emotional few weeks for some folks that I hold dear.  Thoughts of them, and the memories running through my mind, has caused me to start searching through my stash of old journals to refresh myself on some special moments.  My pastor of the past fifteen years is going through some pretty… Continue reading Written Words to Look Back On

The Blinding Light of Untruth

The flu got me a few weeks ago and kicked my behind!  The virus that took control of my body was bad enough, with an unimaginable headache, but the lethargy and lifelessness that followed drained all my energy and motivation.  And rest ... rest was unattainable during those first four days - and nights.  My head… Continue reading The Blinding Light of Untruth

“The Pool” – A Sentimental View

Back before Christmas, I had been poking through our storage building, looking through boxes of Christmas decorations to decide which ones I wanted to use for the season. In the process of moving boxes around to see what was there, I found this dusty, beat-up, yellowed, plastic file box. The moment I saw it, my… Continue reading “The Pool” – A Sentimental View

If Consequences Were Easily Visible

How do you put a feeling or an emotion that jumps right out of your chest and stares you right in the eye into words? As you are trying to hold it still so you can look at it, the referenced memory tries to squirm and wiggle away from you before you can grasp it.  Sometimes those little… Continue reading If Consequences Were Easily Visible