Unanswered Questions

I’ve been wanting to call my sister and say, “Tell me everything you know about Grandma Hall.” I haven’t because I fear doing so would imply the unspoken part of that sentence. The full sentence would end with “…before you run out of time and all the stories go with you.”...

Standing Up

  They are extremists. Sick in their minds and sick in their hearts. They care nothing of human rights, seeing people unlike them—those they view as sinners, weak and unworthy—as not merely disposable, but deserving of unimaginable suffering. Collateral damage for a greater cause....

Second Verse, Same as the First

I know some extraordinarily happy people and some who are perpetually grouchy and out of sorts. Both groups are comprised of folks who have had their hearts broken, experienced financial ups and downs, worried over the health of someone they love, and been treated unfairly....