So, there I am in my front yard. Walking around with a bottle of ant bait and it hits me like the acorns that squirrels throw when you get too close to their stash in your garden. . .I look like my father right now. One of the most vivid memories of my dad from… Continue Reading Just Like Fernando – A Birthday Revelation
I tried to make fresh tortillas earlier this week. Tried. As I was kneading my dough, I drifted back to memories of watching two amazing women knead dough in either a stainless steal bowl or a large mint green plastic bowl. They would knead. . .knead. . .knead. In between their movements, they would speak… Continue Reading Their Hands
I was sipping on my water and leaning back in my insanely oversized leather office chair reading over MLB.com on my break when a memory made a line drive from my heart to my head. I was an impressionable sophomore at Florida Southern College, my dear alma mater, sitting in my advisor’s office talking about… Continue Reading Words & Fastballs
“You have fixed all the boundaries of the earth; you have made summer and winter.” Psalm 74:17 Oh, where has this summer gone? I know we have just over a month left on the calendar, but let’s be realistic, yes? Once the yellow submarines begin cruising through neighborhoods and fall wreaths hit the shelves, our… Continue Reading This summer. . .