The Ballad of the Sleepless Reader

Almost asleep. Right on the cusp. Perhaps the most vulnerable a human is during any given day. A sense of floating, where sound can be heard but barely understood. In this moment of near unconsciousness the merest of noises, lights, shifts of atmosphere can jerk one from a restful night’s sleep to a nightmare filled […]

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A Dozen Donuts on the Side of the Road

The other day I was driving down the street in Springfield, trying to get somewhere quickly because I had approximately 30 minutes to get over an hour’s worth of things done.  It seems these days I spend a lot of time trying to cram as much as I possibly can into the couple of days […]

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Is it really MY story?

It’s your story and you get to tell it. I’ve ruminated on this statement all week. I think I fear the act of writing because of a fear of offending or hurting those in my life who are a part of my story. I listen to a lot of podcasts and heard one this week […]

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I’ve never seen Richard III, but the first line is pretty on point…

I feel like I should just put a disclaimer on the top of all my posts: “Sorry I’ve not written in a while – life you know.” Might save some time in the writing process, and ease the guilt when I see the date of the last post (JULY) and it is (SEPTEMBER)!  Oh well, […]

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My Friend

Hello, my never far away friend. We’ve walked, ridden, sailed, flown and sat together through thousands of miles. Perhaps the only consistent presence in a life filled with people, experiences, noises.  When not a co-star, always a background player. Waiting in the wings for the opportunity to steal the scene.  A constant reminder of what […]

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