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About a Memory

Last week, at Norman Galaxy of Writers, my friend, and author, William Bernhardt, led us in poetry writing. About a memory. This is what I wrote. A memory from my childhood that answered a lot of questions for me. Thanks, Bill. Front Porch. … Continue reading

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Synesthesia

Synesthesia. You should look it up. It’s when the senses are cross wired. It occurs differently in different people. For some, they “hear” smells, or “taste” sounds. I believe I have some degree of it. When I paint or write, … Continue reading

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Mouth of the Dragon

It’s been a little awhile since I’ve written here. But I’m back now. And I will keep this short. First of all, I’m still slaying dragons. Second off, I just sent off to my publisher what I think is an amazing short … Continue reading

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Changing Seasons

I am making time to write this. Because I really think I need to. Because I am tired and having a hard time writing anything. But I think its just a change of seasons. It has to be. Otherwise I … Continue reading

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A Vision Beyond my Circumstances

  To a large extant it has been the ability to have a vision beyond my circumstances that has allowed me to live as well as I have these past several years.  It has allowed me to do things I swore that I could … Continue reading

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On the Business of Writing

So, at some point I became a writer. I write as much as I can, as often as I can, which, to be honest, is not nearly as much as I would like to. But I do write. And, I guess, at … Continue reading

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Regarding Fatherhood.

I had been talking with my friend. I’d been up late the night before, rocking my infant son to sleep.  I was complaining to my friend about how tired I was. He brought me up short with the comment, “That’s a privilege I don’t have anymore.” … Continue reading

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Remembering to Choose

I remember the moment like it was yesterday. I needed to make a descision between God, and insanity and death. It’s surprising how appealing insanity and death can be. Because my daughter was dying. Her name was Olivia. She was … Continue reading

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A Story to Tell.

Just got the kids to bed. The whispers of the day have died down. It’s the time when I get to pause and take stock. So I am. About the day. But also about how my life has changed, and some … Continue reading

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Rubicon

I’m crossing the Rubicon. It’s the river that Julius Caesar had to cross prior to his return to Rome. It represents a point of no return. Or a new beginning. And it is. But I would like to point out that I’ve … Continue reading

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