Black Sheep – On the Outside, Looking In

If you are the black sheep of the family, no one actually has to tell you. You know. As a …Read the Rest

The Most Important Thing

Sometimes we miss the most important thing. On Mother’s Day, we honor mothers – whether adoptive or biological – but …Read the Rest

Weekend of Rest

May 6, 2013
Weekend of Rest

I’ve been working in Wyoming for a few months now. Seven months a full 365 miles from my home in …Read the Rest

Freedom Reigns

April 29, 2013
Freedom Reigns

A few months ago, as I drove from Colorado Springs to my job in Wamsutter, Wyoming, I endured the screams …Read the Rest

Go With the Flow

April 22, 2013
Go With the Flow

“Please ask your boss if you can have the time off, Grandpa.” “Aiden, it’s not just the time off, honey. …Read the Rest

Falling in Love Again

April 15, 2013
Falling in Love Again

It seems like yesterday that I met you. Holding you in my arms was the ultimate adrenaline rush. It still …Read the Rest

Playing Cards With Grandma

“Why are you moving the King, Grandma?” “That’s how you play Solitaire. Watch what happens when I move it.” “Wow! …Read the Rest

Broken Glass

April 1, 2013
Broken Glass

I leaned back in my chair so I could see over the cubicle wall. 8:41. He’s late. Then I heard …Read the Rest

NANOWRIMO

March 25, 2013
NANOWRIMO

What is so special about November for writers? NaNowriMo. NAtionalNOvelWRItingMOnth. It’s especially important for those of us who write short …Read the Rest

Blind Faith

March 18, 2013
Blind Faith

At least that’s what it seemed to be. But my blind faith was directly relative to my being able to …Read the Rest