When a customer is obviously closer to my age than those of my children, I’ll often smile ask if they’re over twenty-one. Sometimes, the men will say, “I wish I were twenty-one again.” "No, you don't."
I know a lot of outstanding teachers. Theirs is a difficult job and I have a great deal of sympathy for them. But I had some doozies when I was young. This is about one of them. It made sense that the meanest teacher of our elementary school had the name, Mrs. Snodgrass. She had … Continue reading The Mean Teacher Retires
The biggest grudge I have against religion (particularly conservative religion) is that it urges people to lie....
However, I’m gradually earning a new kind of quiet respect from people around me.
“Do you dream things that sometimes come true?” “Uh,” I stammered, “Yes, in fact I do.” How did he know that?
I lowered my hand to give the downbeat and that's when Craig exploded all over the piano
Lost moments. Shared moments. Moments for second chances. They don’t last long but they’re a big deal.
The young lady transformed into a whiny baby in an instant, complete with tears and angst.
It seems to me that the most significant moments happen when life is very busy.
If all these people in my life are amazing, then by association, I am too. I can doubt myself, but it’s impossible for me to doubt them.