Hold your breath

A man walks into a bar, shadily dressed in a trench coat with the collar pulled up and a fedora pulled down over his face. A livid scar runs down his cheek, and his two tone shoes are dangerously polished. In his hands he's carrying an accordion case. The bar falls completely silent. All of … Continue reading Hold your breath

Struck home

With the holiday season upon us, home means different things to different people. For some, it is family gathering and reconnecting with loved ones. For others, it is being patient with family members who always knows how to push your buttons. Home really struck home with me this past Wednesday. I woke up thinking about … Continue reading Struck home

Guard

I am currently listening to crunching noises. We got a new box of beef cheek chews for our five dogs. These last a lot longer than the cow ears we used to get. The dogs each have their own particular spot they take their chew toy. If another dog strays into their territory, low, rumbling … Continue reading Guard

It’s not rocket science

This is the post I was originally planning on posting today, when the Henpecked post began flowing through me first. (Gotta take those teaching moments when they arise.) So please enjoy this one too! I remember exactly where I was on July 20, 1969. We were all gathered in the living room of my Aunt … Continue reading It’s not rocket science