Monthly Archives: May 2014

It Is Not Over

We are in graduation season.  It began around the beginning of May and continues through mid-June.  During that time a lot of speeches are given.  Most will not be remembered much longer than the night they are given.  Whether it … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Cable Guy

Last week’s blog was one I hesitated to do because it seemed so dark, yet it became the most read piece I have ever done.  Now the pressure comes to repeat that success, and I come up with writer’s block. … Continue reading

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When Being Alive is not Living

In 1983-85, I was the pastor of a small country church.  One regular attendee was a woman in her 70’s who would sometimes show up with another woman who looked like her sister.  It turned out it was her mother, … Continue reading

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Weed or Wildflower?

What is the difference between a weed  and a wildflower?  For the early years of my life, I thought there was a difference.  The flowers blooming along the side of the road that were not cultivated were obviously weeds.  Even … Continue reading

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Things to Do in Seattle When You’re Broke

“Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead” was the title of a book and later a movie several years ago.  I did not read the book or see the movie, but I have always been intrigued by the title. … Continue reading

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