If you’re a regular reader of my blog you know that I recently visited my home state of Michigan. I’ve always been a bit nostalgic and this trip was no exception. I went to a ball game with my brother, spent time with a dear old friend, and walked by the house I grew [...]
Once upon a hill
we sat beneath a willow tree
counting all the stars and waiting for the dawn
But that was once upon a time
now the tree is gone…
Imagine being small enough to step inside a tear. It’s all I can think about as I attend [...]
It doesn’t matter how old you are. The moment you smell one, it instantly transports you back to childhood.
For the next week, I plan to smell crayons.
I’ll be back in the city where I grew up. I’ll be back on the basketball court where I played away my youth; where [...]
A man never stands so tall as when he leans over to help a child.
I was signing my children’s book at a little music festival in our Tennessee town last weekend. It was a beautiful day until, seemingly out of nowhere, black clouds darkened the sky. The ensuing [...]
On a small porch, in front of small house, there is a small bench. I never paid too much attention to it before. It faded into the background of life’s canvas like so many things do. It’s quiet today. It’s quiet every day.
My neighbor Bill lives [...]