Tag Archives: Inspiration

Just Being Neighborly

As I sat on my sofa with a newspaper on my lap I realized that I had forgotten a very important aid, my reading glasses.  I find that as I approach the anniversary of my seventh decade taking up space … Continue reading

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What Were the Odds?

There are some memories of Christmas’ past that in vivid detail just seem to come to my mind, at least they come to mind with a little prodding. It was Christmas Eve in the year 1973. I was a rookie … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Game

There was no half-time speech to be given. After all, Scott was a relatively new coach and he was aware of the thoughts that must have been on the minds of the sixteen soccer players; that group of young ladies … Continue reading

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I Remember You Well

I swear, the people one meets when least expected. Call it coincidence, fate or just plain random good fortune but I seem to occasionally meet folks who bring back the fondest of memories. Whether these encounters are with new acquaintances … Continue reading

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You Must Have Loved Her Very Much

The class was comprised mainly of high school sophomores as I recall.  Young girls and boys who loved to talk and as I was a substitute, there was that challenge of seeing how much they could get away with.  I … Continue reading

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My Friend Rudy Died

Pardon me, if you can spare just a moment I would like to introduce you to my very good friend, Rudy.  Oh yes, I know what you’re thinking.  You’re afraid to speak your mind fearing that those words might create … Continue reading

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Earthquake Parties

Did you hear the one about the “Earthquake Party?”  No, well until just recently neither had I.  Earthquake party, what in the world is an earthquake party you might ask.  Well, it just so happens that you’ve come to the … Continue reading

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