The other side

When I was 10 years old, my 5-year-old brother got appendicitis. His stomach was hurting intensely, and after a period of home remedies, we took him…


Most Days

Creative people love to hear about the routines of other creative people. They hear that Hemingway often wrote at a standing desk, so they buy a…


Brevity is not my goal

As I have said elsewhere, I am, first and foremost, a storyteller. The writing is a secondary decision and a distant one at that. However, I…


Clothes Shopping

It was just after lunch. I had been at a funeral that morning, and rather than go home and change, I just went back to work…

Living Reflecting

I’m tired.

I’m whipped. My job at the church has me running hard both last week and this week, and there is lots of detail work involved, and…