I check my email as I head upstairs for my shower. The inbox remains stubbornly empty. I put the phone on the night stand by my bed and head into the bathroom. I am pleasantly surprised by my lack of disappointment. By nature I am impatient. If I am waiting for a response, it haunts […]Read more
Happiness or sorrow – whatever befalls you, walk on, untouched, unattached.
Waving the spouse and kids off, I walked around my home. The weeds and the tall grass stood out in sharp relief. Sighing, I made my way inside as the sight of the rose bushes by the front caught my eye. The profusion of color made me stop and the weeds merged with the background. […]Read more
Reaching home unusually early last evening, I stood by the stove fixing dinner and forced him to switch the TV off and look at my laptop for some information I needed. Our kitchen and family room faces the west at an angle and we have a window in the vaulted ceiling that streams the room […]Read more
Photographs have a way of making me melancholy. I look at pictures from my past and relive the moment the picture was taken. Sitting on my desk at work is a picture of my dad in his blue collared tee shirt with red horizontal stripes spaced wide apart. He has a nice smile and his […]Read more