Monthly Archives: April 2014

Days Such As This

We spend such days as this
in the long gray longing
of spirits yearning for sunshine,
burning for brighter hours. Continue reading

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Running the Race

It’s a simple fact: when a sixty-year-old man in less than terrific condition runs two 5K cross country obstacle races in one day, there will be pain! Continue reading

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Following the Trail

A spring hike in a Kentucky woods with two daughters and five grandchildren stirs old memories and forms brand new ones; all of them are good! Continue reading

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Things Change

Even with advanced dementia, there is still poignancy in a visit with my ninety-eight-year-old mother. Continue reading

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Earth Day, 2014

It’s always a bit scary to see someone else take over something that we’ve loved and cared for. It’s plain painful to see them abuse it. Continue reading

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A Pretty Good Day

The beauty of a glorious spring day in western Kentucky and Easter dinner with a house full of grandkids… Continue reading

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Deadly Combination

Hatred and stupidity is a damnably dangerous combination. Continue reading

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