No Merry Christmas Letter….but Merry Christmas!

Like many of you, part of my Christmas tradition was to create and send the standard Christmas photo card or letter to all of my friends and family but last year was different and this year isn’t looking any more promising. The sad truth is that the older I get, the more I realize that […]

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Samhain

Twenty five years ago I was waiting at 373 S. Broad Street, Campbell, Nebraska, long after the sun went down and the dark moon came up, for Mike to hurry home from picking corn to take Ian out for his first trick or treating.  I can still see the pumpkin outfit hanging on his little […]

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Be well Papa……

In my life I was truly blessed with a dad who was wonderful.  His dying left a hole in my heart that will never heal and I look forward with great anticipation to the day that we are reunited.  That promise is a promise that I cling to with my entire being.  My dad grew […]

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What do you see?

Music is one of the most powerful things in my life. It transports me to times and places in my life where memories were made. Some are good and some are the most sad. I remember the song that played minutes after my grandfather had died on New Years Day 1989, James Taylor’s Carolina in […]

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