Seasons

This year in Texas our winter was very short. Some have commented we didn’t have one at all. I think of it as having a delightfully long Spring. Seasons in life aren’t always as we expect them to be either. As April fades to memory May ushers in a change of season again for me….

Remembering

“When you’re dreaming with a broken heart the waking up is the hardest part. You roll out of bed and down  on your knees and for a moment you can hardly breathe…” John Mayer’s poignant song Dreaming With A Broken Heart came across my Pandora feed this afternoon.  The entire song brings back memories of…

Paradigm Shift

“Oh my god! Use the clutch! You’re going to ruin the transmission. Do you know how expensive those things are to fix!?!” Okay, so my transmission is actually an automatic…but that has been part of the problem. Driving with a manual transmission at least you know when you’re doing it wrong. Shifting paradigms from rural…

Potential

There it was, gloriously stretched out before me, and then I realized… …That deck was full of potential when it was empty. My imaginings of what might take place there – the gatherings of family and friends, the peaceful evenings and morning coffees with the sunrise – were far grander than anything that actually occurred in…

The Video Store

I worked at a video store.  Did I ever tell you that?  Last night after locking the door, I put my key inside of a movie case and slid it through the night drop.  The final act as employee for one of the best managers with whom it has been my privilege to work.  And…