A Man in Boxers with a Spear

My chosen profession is Safety Manager. I didn’t choose this profession, mind you, it chose me. At first it was an additional duty, perhaps given by my former employer as punishment, or warning to others, I’m not sure. I pause to consider the wisdom of my profession, from time to time, when I do things … Continue reading A Man in Boxers with a Spear

Small Talk with a Wave

Our neighbor came over last night to offer us some fresh peaches. We were grateful, because we sure do love peaches. I answered the door, and if it had remained a conversation between the two of us, it would have been a pretty straightforward exchange. “Would you like some peaches?” My neighbor would have asked. … Continue reading Small Talk with a Wave

Putting Papa Out to Pasture

My wife and I had the chance to spend most of the weekend with two of our granddaughters while their Mom and Dad were in the hospital to welcome their new sister into the world. The oldest of their girls, Paisyn, isn’t quite three-years-old, and she reminds me of her mother so much it hurts. … Continue reading Putting Papa Out to Pasture