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Than Writing


I haven’t written for five days as life got in the way but as I sat down to write I was reminded everything that has happened in the interim was far more important than anything I’d think or write because every moment with my wife, in our home, at church has […]

Odds and Ends No. 73


Kind of a blur week. I can’t remember Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday. Now Thursday and Friday were easy to remember as it was exactly eight days since I cut the grass last. And a first for me. I wore denim overalls to work in the yard. Why did it take […]

Until


she called me before she boarded and she will call me again before she boards in Houston but faith and hope can’t shake the nervous anticipation like a helium tank filling a balloon it spreads through the cosmos where our love waits in God’s hand and neither of us can […]

Monday Night


winds picked up the house is quiet storm coming I could hear the sound of lawn mowers outside most of the day the heat in the house is a nice change so much so my lunch was late long and lazy reading and sipping coffee sweet and light as I cut the […]

Sugar Baby


I’m normally not anxious but I must be because the half a box of Sugar Babies you left by your chair are gone I don’t really like them and they stick to my teeth yep they’re gone you being there and me here is the pits harder than I thought […]

A Single Word


the temperature dropped about thirty degrees Mardi Gras may not care but I do it is freezing the wind is up I can tell cause that same branch knocks on the metal roof and the house is so quiet that is the only sound I hear well not the only […]

Life Rescheduled


thunderstorms hung over the house all morning about to mess with my calendar even though I dressed for what I thought I was going to do today then undressed as rain pelted the roof and bounced down the street she was so close her lips so sweet I moved what […]