Three Clubs You Never Knew About

In the past two years I've gained membership in three clubs I never knew about and never wanted to join: The forlorn my father has passed club; The I Miss Mom Every Day Since She Passed club; The Family Wrecked Over Remaining Assets club. I do miss Mom every day. And, yes, in my mind's … Continue reading Three Clubs You Never Knew About

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Kismet

Kismet -- when the glimpse of an equation shows origami unfolding. In Reformed Theology, explaining whether an infant baptism takes, better known as God's gracious Election. Kismet- when the errand boy's whistle heralds his secret mission. Kismet- when your mother folded your palm in, kissed you, and said-- such a long lifeline, you shall outlive … Continue reading Kismet

The wonder of Flemish Giant Foreheads

Insta's @mallowandstorm encourages me to write on rabbits. Analogously, I encouraged a foremost breeder of the African grey parrot to commit more of her valuable legacy to print. So I have no excuse for not writing myself about Flemish Giants, and rabbits in general. Flemish Giant show rabbit champs typically weigh substantially more than the … Continue reading The wonder of Flemish Giant Foreheads

Gnothi Seauton

Summers, escaping the heat of our somewhat Southern city, I descended to the dim, parquet-floored family room of our suburban split-level. The cool air settled there. Beneath the chandelier Dad and I designed, perched on a stool at the squat teak and marble Chinese coffee table, I wandered page by page through the Unabridged Webster's … Continue reading Gnothi Seauton