Monthly Archives: June 2013

Outlasting

As I write this, a grand old man hovers at death’s door. By the time it appears in print, he may already be gone. Godspeed, Nelson Mandela. His is one of the amazing lives of the last century. Few men … Continue reading

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Gone To Potter – And Thank Goodness

“No story lives unless someone wants to listen.” – J.K. Rowling, 2011. Don’t look now, but Harry Potter may just save the world. OK, granted, he’s famous for doing that. I’m intimately familiar with the battles of England’s favorite boy … Continue reading

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Fuel for the Fire

The battle lines have again been drawn in flame. We know the drill by now. High wind. High heat. Lots of vegetation, some of it beetle-killed. One spark and Colorado becomes a tinder box, with too many fires and not … Continue reading

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A Rose for the Infield

The bat tapped the ball gently, sending a soft liner into the infield dirt. “Go, Missy!” Heather and I shouted as Missy leaned on the arm of a volunteer and slowly made her way to first base. Partway there, she … Continue reading

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