Category Archives: Family

Blue Baby

In her time of passing, my grandmother was comforted by the son who wasn’t expected to live when he was born. Continue reading

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My Father’s Tools

I have chosen not to work with some of the tools my father had; but am putting them to better use. Continue reading

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Written in Stone

Sometimes the positive influence of others in our lives is obvious, sometimes not. In all cases, it’s good to be grateful. Continue reading

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A Strange Memorial

No matter how strange it may seem, I think doing a mud run was a perfect way to honor someone like my mother. Continue reading

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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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