Monthly Archives: June 2012

You Gotta Eat

I had an amazing experience last week.  It was a spiritual experience that came out of the blue, completely unexpectedly.  I guess I shouldn’t have been surprised, but I was.  I wonder if amazing spiritual experiences happen ONLY when we … Continue reading

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Looking for a Happy Ending

Okay, I’m still working on the happy endings.  Here are two short versions based on suggestions from two friends. We are retired, moving back to Alabama to family and friends….                      … Continue reading

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Every New Beginning Is Just Some Other Beginning’s End

What started as a humorous response to a shared link on Facebook turned into something much bigger.  I have felt compelled to write for a long time.  Not just since Lent began last February when I made a commitment to … Continue reading

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You Kids Get Off My Lawn!

Okay, I’m old and I know it.  I’m not old old, but old enough, and I’m tired.  Tired of hearing how hard young adults have it, but really super-D-duper tired of hearing how the Baby Boomer generation ruined everything and … Continue reading

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Alexander Had the Right Idea

Suddenly I opened my eyes.  It was morning but there were still ten minutes before the alarm would go off.  Should I try to does for those last ten minutes?  No, actually for the first time in recent memory I … Continue reading

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This Calls for a Little Re-Creation

So what would I rather be doing? Relaxing on the beach in a lounge chair pulled just far enough into surf that when a wave comes in it will gently lift me up off the chair and then set me … Continue reading

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Restoring My Faith in Humanity (at least a little bit)

Our treasurer walked into the church office this morning, saw me typing away on my computer, and asked with a somewhat panicked (okay questioning) look on her face, “Is something wrong?”  No, nothing is wrong.  Nevertheless, I’m in the office … Continue reading

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