I recently saw a show on public television about a climber who was stuck on a mountain after an accident left him with a broken leg. Severely dehydrated, freezing, weak and exhausted, he slowly made his way down the mountain, mostly by sitting and dragging himself down – a process … keep reading
From my journal dated March 25, 2012
|The waters returning to Lake Travis (Jonestown, Texas)
From my vantage point under my new friend, the Old Oak Tree, the water at the bottom of the lake bed is now easily visible, and it is flowing.
From my journal dated 3.11.12
Sitting at a picnic table facing what used to be part of Lake Travis. What my eyes behold now is a dry riverbed with barren boat docks, the kind that used to be floating on top of several feet of water. Now they are merely … keep reading
Day 17: Stretch Denim
Day 18: Laughter
At the risk of sounding a little self-focused, one of my favorite things about me is the fact that I am easily amused. I am somehow able to find the humor in most things (eventually), and a lot of things that … keep reading
The following is an article published in The Town Messenger on December 21, 2010.
Christmas. I love the word and I love the music. I love the sights, the sounds and the smells of this season. I love Christmas. I always have.
What I’m not overly fond of is the … keep reading
“How precious to me are your thoughts, God!
How vast is the sum of them!
Were I to count them,
they would outnumber the grains of sand—
when I awake, I am still with you.”
Psalm 139: 17-18
These words and their meaning overtake me as they roll over in
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A friend posted a video this evening on Facebook. It is a YouTube video of the Opera Company of Philadelphia, along with over 650 other singers from 28 participating organizations, descended on a Macy’s store in Center City Philadelphia. Their purpose was to surprise the unsuspecting shoppers with a Random Act … keep reading