Tag: love

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 get very wet. Nate had dressed for the weather. He walked the short distance from his home to the...

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 not mentioned it to anyone because you didn’t want to go there? I know it’s crass but it does...

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 them to travel separately. While they loved each others company, they also relished the time alone. No concern about...

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 how some thoughts stay with us and just pop into our mind for no apparent reason.  Recently, I recalled...