Our new girl

Our new girl

We spent nearly three months walking around a quiet house. We spent three months with no reason to make sure we didn’t leave a box…

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September minutiae

September minutiae

September is set to end, near as I can tell, in about 13 hours. It’s been a been a heckuva month. I barely understand why…

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Dogs at large

Dogs at large

The dogs were determined, six in a haphazard row, straight from Disney, a mix of colors, sizes, and uncertain breeds. They looked as though they…

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Seasonal exchange

Seasonal exchange

It’s somewhere near 90 degrees outside. A June haze hangs over the mountains, a reminder that a great part of the American south is still…

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Sunrise

Sunrise

I’ve seen a lot of sunrises in the past three months. Some have been shame’s flashlight, burnt orange, Vegas disasters that made me curse myself…

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Remember today...

Remember today…

…the thousands of people who died on 9-11-01 and every one of their family and friends who carry a burden most of us cannot understand……

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Burn this, sinners

Burn this, sinners

If you are a good person–as most people believe themselves to be–there are things you don’t do. This goes beyond the Ten Commandments and the…

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Milestone

Milestone

Along the way to becoming a man, along the way to that first kiss, first car, first beer, first love (none of these in any…

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Nine years of drivel

Nine years of drivel

As I sat here and tried to decide what sort of drivel might fit on this page today, I realized I’ve been writing on Rapid…

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