Low Light

Low Light

She looked…well, perhaps a little undone, in the opinion of most.  Her hair tousled and haphazardly hand-smoothed away from her thin face.  No theme or reasoning just a take-it-or-leave-it style. Loose-fitting, loud patterned pants struggled with the paired...
Priceless Presence

Priceless Presence

What’s that – do I have a favorite child?  Well sure! Depending on the day, deed or just because, I convince each one of my four children, in a cross-your-heart-don’t-tell-the others sort of way, that he or she is forever my favorite. Short lived and worth...
A Beautiful UnCommon

A Beautiful UnCommon

Dissonance.  Incongruity. A controversy in what sounds right or makes sense.  Two ordinaries, totally normal by themselves, but when paired together, well, gets your attention.  A lack of acceptable harmony between notes. Peanut butter and pickles. A...
Keep Pedaling

Keep Pedaling

The labored breathing wrestled with the pounding of the runner’s feet against the poor man’s pavement.  (At least that’s what the county road worker called it when we questioned why they were masticating our paved road and layering it with tar and rock)  The...
The Grace Button

The Grace Button

The incessant tick, tick, tick of the timer wavered in between folly and just plain panic.  I mean, it’s challenging enough just to pinch-ahold of those little critters. Okay, not really critters, more like twenty-five, three-dimensional, plastic molded,...