The lake was large and deep. The water while blue on the surface darkened quickly, so much that I could not see the kicking of my own feet. My arms pushed and pulled at a rapid pace to keep myself afloat in what seemed like the exact center of the cold body of water. I... Continue Reading →
What is a forgivable act? What is not? Why do people show up in court to forgive someone who has just murdered a member of their family, while someone in the next courtroom tears into the defendant wishing them nothing but the worst for the time left they have on this Earth. It amazes me... Continue Reading →
So long to the longing….
The light rises from Green to yellow. I am to yield or proceed with caution as I approach the busy intersection. I am too far away though to logically make it through. The path forward shows no obstacles that would prevent me from pressing down the gas pedal and blowing right throw the changing light... Continue Reading →
Riding the waves.
When the pain first set in it felt like someone was building a wall, not around me, but directly over my entire body. My feet were cemented in place so that I could not move from the crew of builders stacking brick after brick, laying layers and layers of mortar across my legs, then up... Continue Reading →
Random thoughts (aka – three vodka tonics).
It's raining. The sound to me is like thousands of tiny feet slapping against a plastic floor. Thwap, thwap, thwap. I always loved the sound of the rain. I wanted a metal roof on the house she and I owned so the sound of the rain would be magnified. It brings me peace to hear... Continue Reading →