Category Archives: Family

Sowing the Seed

A pasture project draws me deep into memories of my dad and my growing up. Continue reading

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Unseen Witnesses

Some of the most powerful statements we make are when we forget that anyone else is listening. Continue reading

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More Than Incidental Drift

I reckon anyone who grew up in an old, cold house has a great appreciation for a good fireplace. Being reasonably close to warmth is a mighty fine thing on a cold day. Continue reading

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Things That Go Bump in the Night

Do you ever hear noises in the night and get a little concerned? Continue reading

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The Christmas Fugitive

I don’t think I’ll ever see another stranded motorist and not think of this woman and how desperately she needed someone to care. Continue reading

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The Long Road to Empathy

It’s good when our experiences lead us to understanding others. Perhaps even better when we manifest empathy although we haven’t already walked the same path. Continue reading

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Time Travel

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An old photograph, old memories, old emotions… can be the launch for fresh expressions of appreciation. Continue reading

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Talking Toward the Darkness

Deep conversation with good friends always seems to make even the darkest times a bit brighter. Continue reading

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Empathy and the Golden Rule

Until I experienced the loneliness of losing my hearing, I never thought about what my dad went through. Continue reading

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A Good Visit in the Middle of May, 2020

The most time in a long time to visit with our daughter… time very well spent! Continue reading

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