Category Archives: family

My Last Hero

It was hot but we didn’t seem to notice. There was the laughter of children, the smell of good food, and the eager greetings of family and friends filling the air. Once a year our family gathers. There was roughly … Continue reading

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The Run

 Since his retirement every day began the same way. He would wake before the sun rose, put on his running shoes and shorts, and was out the door. He loved this time of the day above all others. The world was still … Continue reading

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February The 16TH

It has been awhile since I have written. This is a very important day in my history. February 16. 1988 my wife got into the car with my 9 month old child and said she was going to the store. … Continue reading

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from me to You

I wanted to take this time to thank You. I want to thank You for this life You have given me. I want thank You for the cool fresh air that fills my lungs. I want to thank You for the trees … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

The season is upon us. It is hard to believe that we will soon be closing out this year. A year that has, on the surface, brought death, pain, and grief. A year that I will be glad to see … Continue reading

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Lift Your Eyes

It has been awhile since I have either had the ability or the inclination to write. I have been in the mountains for some time and presently I do not have internet access there…or television…or newspapers. Once I move there permanently I will … Continue reading

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Charlotte

I know it has been awhile. Life has been a bit chaotic here and to tell the truth I just can not write in this house. My siblings and myself are trying to clear out this house and prepare it … Continue reading

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