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Story of the Season

Story of the Season

Tuesday Slice of Life : December 20, 2016. We consider Christmas as the encounter, the great encounter, the historical encounter, the decisive encounter, between God and mankind. He who has faith knows this truly; let him rejoice. Pope Paul VI Each year, I enjoy so...
Walk on Ice

Walk on Ice

Tuesday Slice of Life : December 12, 2016. First, big wet, sloppy flakes fell. Then, the wind began to howl, driving the flakes sideways, changing them to little pellets of ice. The wind blew so ferociously that when my furnace shut off, the cold that had been...
A Smile, A Gift

A Smile, A Gift

Tuesday Slice of Life : November 22, 2016. It is early. The sun has not yet risen; windows are still black with night. Waiting at Gate A4, sipping a steamy, creamy morning coffee, I casually watch fellow passengers as they gather. That’s when I see her. She is bent...

Is summer really over?

Tuesday Slice of Life : August 23, 2016. A week of August is left. But the squirrels have already stripped the walnut tree of its fruit and buried it. At least that’s what my daughter and I think. Yesterday we stood under her old walnut tree, looking for any sign of...
Bugscuffle

Bugscuffle

Tuesday Slice of Life : August 16, 2016. It’s all Robyn Hood Black‘s fault and she has no idea. I read her Friday Poetry blog post last week. Bugscuffle? Really! I just couldn’t let go of it. She’d piqued my curiosity. Now, if anyone reads any...

Madut

Tuesday Slice of Life : August 2, 2016. A text from the limo service was waiting for me when AA Flt 1475 touched down four hours later than scheduled. As we taxied to the gate, I connected with my Limo driver. While I waited for my bag, our texts continued. I walked...