Tag: faith

Grandpa Still Carves the Turkey

The vibration of the wheels on the old hardwood floors brought a silence to the house. As everyone gathered around, …Read the Rest

Face to Face

June 24, 2013
Face to Face

I reached for the potatoes. Baked potatoes for dinner. That works. I am tired of being by myself. But I …Read the Rest

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

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

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

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

Beyond the Shirt and Tie

March 11, 2013
Beyond the Shirt and Tie

The starched collar left no question that this was a serious matter. Job interviews always are. As he stepped into …Read the Rest

Eight Legs Too Many

March 4, 2013
Eight Legs Too Many

For such a small creature (most of the time) they sure do strike a chord of fear in our hearts. …Read the Rest

Grandpa’s Here!

February 11, 2013
Grandpa’s Here!

I knocked on the door. I was not feeling particularly bright today. I didn’t sleep well and would have preferred …Read the Rest

Fold or Raise

January 30, 2013
Fold or Raise

The silence was broken by the sound of ice rattling in Jim’s rocks glass of bourbon. He swished the drink …Read the Rest

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