Thoughts, Musings, and the Occassional Bit of Wisdom

It was dreary overcast and wet…

It was dreary, overcast, and wet. The air was heavy. Somewhere between a thick fog and rain. The dampness was all encompassing and without rain gear, you were going to … Continue reading

March 7, 2016 · Leave a Comment

As time goes by…Part 2

A lot had changed since they first met so many years ago. The maple tree was still there but a majority of the trees around it had been cleared to … Continue reading

August 7, 2015 · Leave a Comment

As time goes by…Part 1 of 2

She watched her husband of over 50 years make his way up the grassy hill to join her under the old maple tree they’d called theirs since they first met. … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · Leave a Comment

There are certain words…

There are certain words that can strike terror into the heart of a 17 year old. I was fortunate enough to be raised by parents who believed that guidelines and … Continue reading

August 10, 2014 · Leave a Comment

So, what are you leaving your kids?

Have you ever heard someone ask that question? Or, maybe you’ve said it yourself in a different way. “What are we leaving the kids?” Or perhaps thought about it and … Continue reading

March 18, 2013 · Leave a Comment

The Journey – A Short Story

They’d planned this trip for a long time but they knew this was one trip he would take alone. In their fifty plus years of marriage, it wasn’t unusual for … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Most of the Time…

Author’s note:  David may still be with us and if so I hope he appreciates the story.  As you will read, he had a great impact on me. It’s interesting … Continue reading

October 22, 2012 · Leave a Comment