- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Father’s Day, 2013
- Dannielle, a symbol for serenity.
- Mother’s Day, is Every Day.
- A daughter’s “warmth”.
- Julia’s essay to her dad.
- Little absences.
- Time, to write a wrong.
- Same-Sex Marriage.
- Conscious Activism
- Beware, what you wish for.
- Places, that shiver.
- Reaping Karma’s Reward
- Very Inspiring Blog Award.
Category Archives: Snip-Its
This morning, my wife decided to drive me to work. With her usual thoughtfulness she went out a few minutes early, unlocked the car and turned it on to warm up. After admonishing my boy to brush his teeth I … Continue reading
Our son had a two hour delay this morning. Julia, my 13 year old daughter, expressed her delight, “Great, with Gareth not going to school, I get to ride in the front.” Puzzled by this lapse in judgment from a … Continue reading
As I climbed into the front seat of the car for the ride to school, my daughter Julia nudged me and said “I wanted to sit in the front.” Ignoring her, I climbed in and responded “You might want to, … Continue reading
This morning my wife dragged me upstairs, enslaved me, then forced me to clean up my tools - which had mysteriously begun accumulating in the kitchen. After my release from this barbaric and prolonged internment, (it must have taken nearly five … Continue reading
I believe we’re almost universally filled with these strange little inner conflicts, perhaps they even aid in defining human nature. Today, I’m considering how we value our individuality, while actively trying to fit in. Our upbringing might well seed this particular … Continue reading
Language is crucial to modern man, without which we probably would never have developed further than extended family units. However, effective communication is much more than mere words arranged into an understandable order. Indeed, my suspicion is that during primitive man’s … Continue reading
In humanity, the theme of opposing forces appears often. Is this because we’re drawn to conflict? Or perhaps because we hold Newton’s third law, “To every action there is an equal and opposite reaction”, to hold greater truth than its … Continue reading
My middle daughter has a cat named “Kaiya”, we have a female dog named “Bacon”. After an initially, shall we say …frosty, relationship they are now the best of friends. Anyway, my youngest daughter took Bacon for a walk. On … Continue reading