I keep moving my arms away, but those ossified weights just keep pulling her under.
My Ring doorbell chime still has a witch cackle from Halloween. I should probably change that – or not. There … More
Look at all those holes…
Working through mental illness is not about being clever. ~ In fact, it’s the opposite of clever. Sometimes you have to stop thinking in order to ever think clearly again.
How long can that caterpillar stay in chrysalis before it dies and can never emerge?
I need you to see some flesh on the jagged bones of the life themes I’ve expressed in my poetry.
editing is god.
– and good.
December 26, 2018. Yesterday could have been a very different Christmas. 21 days ago, I tried to take my own … More
Blessings and breakage live perilously close to one another.
At times, blessings and breakage intertwine, to the point where you often can’t tell one from the other, if, in fact, they are not already one and the same.
I have long had a personal distate for the interview question, “Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?” … More
In order to become something useful or beautiful, that pile of wood has to go through a transformative process that only a true woodworker understands. And for this craftsman, that process becomes very personal, with the wood an extension or representation of myself, going through life, going from a pile of wood, to becoming something beautiful and useful.
“Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen Nobody knows but Jesus Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen Glory Hallelujah Sometimes I’m … More
It’s June 16 – just past halfway through Pride Month 2017. If you are a Facebook friend of mine, you’ve … More
I’m a bathroom reader. My own bathroom is well-stocked with reading materials, and I’m always pleased when I use a … More
To start the new year, one of things my church is doing is having each of us pull a star … More
Those of you who know me or follow my blog know I was disappointed with Tuesday’s election. I thought then … More
I’ve got three half-written blog drafts in my box, because I keep thinking “I’m going to write something that’s not … More
I have to be honest; I’ve never liked this carol much. Good King Wenceslas looked out, on the Feast of … More
So. Several things are on my mind. First (and second, and third), this summer has wrought HUGE changes to our … More
I am not an athlete. I’ve known it most of my life. My high school physical education coach confirmed it, … More