What a Character

I love to read thrillers. They make things crisp and clear for me as if you live on the edge the whole time reading them. Maybe it produces an extended jolt of adrenalin in me….

The Never-Ending Loop

Writing helps my mood, and it does so in a way that nothing else comes close. Well, there is one other thing that boosts my outlook on everything, but that is so obvious I don’t…

And Now a Look at the Dao

Last night as I dozed off it occurred to me that I was laboring on the wrong blog subject. It’s been a long time since I’ve posted one and it has been a hell of…

The Lies Have It, I Imagine

Today is a wintry mix kind of day, and the kids are hoping to see the school closing banner on the idiot box, but it’s not going to happen. I keep telling them the temperature…

Our True Depths

Yesterday I drove down a country road, the twists, turns, and all the unexpected things. Beyond those, or perhaps because of them, the entire drive had a concrete feel about it. At first, I simply…

Paradoxes

Today is a day of paradoxes. My little angels are devils today. This day is supposed to be a calm, relaxing day, a few flurries flying about, outside but … It didn’t snow yesterday, it…

Like Eating Grass

I thought everyone with kids knew what the word nummy meant. I was wrong. During my time working in a self-contained special-needs schoolroom, I learned how wrong I’d been. More than one of the kids…