The woman is a moving shadow. Though she mingles among the other shoppers, she leaves no indication of connection with any of them. She purchases five small newly yellow bananas, a quart of almond milk, 30 calories, a frozen bag … Continue reading What Covers Your Indiscretions?
There is a small town In the northern part of Wyoming that is dear to my heart. A town from whence indelible memories arise of my childhood and coming of age. Was it the river that captivated me with such … Continue reading Greybull in the ‘40s & ‘50s
My sister, Mary Lee went to college and had a roommate named Phyliss Hartley. The Hartley’s visited with us in Wyoming in 1953 when I was a freshman in high school, and I found out the Phyliss had a very cute … Continue reading Trying to cover my embarrassing indiscretion
Leaving the small upstairs apartment, I strolled past the cloud of malarial mosquitoes and made my way to the bus stop, making sure I was on the correct side of the street so as not to take the wrong bus. … Continue reading The Gauntlet
Friday, February 1st was my 65th birthday. I had plans to go to lunch and the movies with my sister, but she was unable to get out of a meeting, so I was on my own. Because I had some extra … Continue reading My 65th Year
My cousin Kathy had a cleaning business of her own in the late 60’s. She became really sick one day and asked me if I’d help her out with a couple of cleaning jobs. I agreed to help her of … Continue reading A Dancer’s Dilemma
Blame Adam and Eve; after all, they tasted the forbidden, exposed their nakedness, hid behind fig leaves and were summarily expelled from His garden. Savored, sinned, scrapped. They hid from He who sees all, He who knows all. They tasted … Continue reading This could be embarrassing
What did God have to do with it? Blamed on wind, the Ever Given cargo ship stuck in the Suez Canal. So the moon came to the rescue. He created all this stuff and we joyously take advantage of His grace. … Continue reading The sun, earth and moon….
In February 1971, my wife checked into the hospital for the eagerly anticipated birth of our first child following a perfectly normal and uneventful pregnancy. Everything was ready. A bright and lively nursery filled with vivid greens, oranges, and yellows, … Continue reading Deborah
Scott Peck, in the opening of his book, The Road Less Traveled, says, “Life is difficult. Once we truly know that life is difficult – once we truly understand and accept it – then life is no longer difficult.” A priest … Continue reading Tough Times