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Impromptu


all it took was an impromptu lunch love and a short nap to remind us once again that ours is a love for always not simply an impromptu love subject to a change in the weather or the news of an earthquake here or there or anywhere

Every Song of My Heart


Over three weeks ago when the house was quiet it seemed like the earth stood still, my pens and my keyboard were silenced by a deep conviction to wait; so all of my writing was on hold. Worse, my life was hold as well since she had to be away for two […]

Strangely Silent


The sound of the rain on the metal roof became musical to me as thunder and lightning was accompanied by a dull darkness that sopped up all the air, all the light and space until a little before sunset. It must have been the smell of the end cut pork chops browning […]

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 […]