Yesterday, I pulled up to a busy four-way stop where my view was obscured by a parked delivery truck. Pulling forward into the crosswalk to assess whether or not it was safe to turn right, I neglected to see a pedestrian getting ready to cross the road, who subsequently slammed his fist down, hard, on … Read More »
My mother used to tell a story of my childhood stubbornness. As an only child used to calling the shots, visiting family –including a dozen or so cousins – in South Carolina every holiday season was mostly a positive experience, save a few experiences, like this one. Or the time where I caught the wrath … Read More »
My daughter. She’s in fourth grade. The other day I swung by her school mid-day and arrived during recess, where I was greeted with the unabashed joy of kids at play: Running, shouting and screeching laughter. I recall playing like that as a child, but to do so now would be weird. For I am mature.
Every so often, I discover something so enlightening that makes me want to forgo the usual niceties of a blog – the hello, the introduction, the how-are-you-doin? – and get straight to the good stuff: I have found the key to equanimity on YouTube. You know, the wise website dedicated to spiritual growth? I should back up … Read More »
I won’t bore you the details, but suffice it to say I’ve bit off more than I can chew this month and spent the better part of the past 30 days gripping, gasping and feeling continually pulled in opposing directions – every time I turn around, someone needs something from me; or there’s another fire … Read More »