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

SumDaze – Raised by my Hero

I’ve always considered myself fortunate to have been raised by my hero. My dad’s been my hero since I was a kid, longer then I can remember really.  He’s always been a little bit larger than life in my eyes and even though I now stand a couple of inches taller than him and outweigh … Continue reading SumDaze – Raised by my Hero