did he fall off the earth?

Life is good, but we’ve been scary busy and correspondingly tired.  More to come in a few days or a…

1968

Peg & I were married in 1968. In some ways 2017 seems an awful lot like 1968. Like the adjacent Time…

Consequences

I’m in a quirky mood today. Boxes all around and I’m twiddling my thumbs half-waiting for tomorrow morning and the…

Cropping Your Own Life

A great deal of life is about cropping out the uninteresting parts.  Edward Weston (Mar. 24, 1886 – Jan. 01,…

Packing

We’ve done it before.  I’m sort of hoping we don’t have to do it again, but the process of packing…

Timing is Everything

What’s the right time? As we drove home from San Antonio we had… what shall we call it… a brainstorm?…

Flying Fingers!

Monday morning we woke to a reduced threat of rain in San Antonio and a pressing need to get that…

The Absurdity of Equality

Several days into the Hurricane Harvey story now and I find myself pondering the concept of survivors’ guilt. We avoided…

Harvey (Day 2)

I awoke Friday morning hearing a little wind but no rain drops on the roof.  The eye has traveled North…

Our First Hurricane

I woke this morning, Thursday, to a change in the weather forecast.  What had been predicted to be “rain” has…

No Place for Hate

It’s the Monday morning after the Charlottesville tragedy and violence and you won’t find me saying “things like this don’t…

Variables, not Constants

Our daughter recently fell while hiking and broke her arm.  It was a BREAK — what had been one piece…

Reduced Frequency

Water Water Everywhere Momma Nature decided we’d had enough and we caught up a little in our need for water.…

How much to share

There comes a time in life when it’s a good thing that family knows what we’re up to; how severe…

Remember where you live

A recent graphic reminded me that it’s important to keep things in perspective. For all the edge-of-your-seat stories in the…