Today I completed my dreaded annual ritual. I climb in the attic, over the television boxes we once thought was a clever idea to keep, under a wire that goes to something, and over a set of china and some Easter decorations. “Voila,” I say to myself. Nestled in the exact place I drug it … Continue reading O Christmas Tree
grat·i·tude /ˈɡradəˌt(y)o͞od/ noun 1.the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness On this Thanksgiving Day, I’d like to ask you to play a game with me. Let’s call the name of the game “With Gratitude.” It’s only appropriate for us to give thanks on this special day for those … Continue reading With Gratitude…Thanksgiving Edition
It was an annual ritual. We did not notate it on a calendar. There were no alarms set to remind us. We just inherently knew when it was time. At the first slight tinge of cool air, Dad turned to his favorite son and said, “It’s time.” Dad was a man of few words. … Continue reading Winter is Coming!
So goes the words to one of my favorite Neil Young songs when I was a young man. Ah, those good ole days when I was a young man. Words that will never describe me anymore. You see, this week my body odometer rolls over to the ripe old age of sixty-five. SIXTY-FIVE! An age … Continue reading Old Man Look at my Life…