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Man Sings The Eye Chart Before Lasik

Nervous energy can be a crazy thing to control in high pressure situations. This character Mr. Thompson deals with his nerves by breaking out into song. 44 more words



One of my teachers had been promising to have our tests graded for the last few weeks. Today, we asked and he said that he had been busy with planning a funeral for his mother and was going to make it up to us. 254 more words

Do You Have Enough Courage

I have been thinking a lot about the focus of my next book – and I am pulled in two different directions.

The first is an obvious one: focus on practical, prescriptive advice about things I know really well and were I have a network of people who can be co-authors/collaborators. 105 more words


Dear Husband,

Dear David,

It took me two years into our relationship for me to truly open up and reveal to you the extent of abuse and problems my father was causing me.  551 more words


Airlocket Sonnet with my Easter Bonnet

Today I offer a simple space sonnet dedicated to me and you.

Imagine that we are standing together in an airlock. The situation is obvious. 319 more words


Understanding others, respecting God

Lately I’ve been reading a Celtic Prayer book by Brendan O’Malley.

I’ve been reading it because – in absolutely candour – I’ve been finding some of the formulaic prayers found in Anglican prayer books to be high on word-count and low on meaning for me right now. 461 more words


So I have noticed a disturbing trend over the past week or two of everyone talking about Mom in front of her.  And she feels it.  220 more words