Tag Archives: comfort

Watching From the Shadows

Missy and I had been sitting on the couch when we heard the jingle. “Shhh,” I said. “I think she reappeared.” I set my tablet down, looked behind the furniture. Sure enough, a pair of small eyes gleamed back. After … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Words of Honor

“He wrapped himself in quotations – as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.” — Rudyard Kipling   Slowly but surely, the words are claiming the wall. Muhammad Ali watches from one point, Saint Paul from another. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Goodbye, Dude

The Dude abides no more. Picture a small bird. No, smaller than that. A zebra finch, about the size of your thumb, lively with song, gray with age and deaf as a post. That was The Dude. Yes, was. I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lost in Boston

They’re painful. Uncomfortable. Three words that I’ve hated saying for years. No, not “Tulowitzki’s injured again.” Try instead “I don’t know.” As a little kid, I hated saying it to my sister Leslie. So much so that when she asked … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Changelessness

It’s official. Canada is discarding all common cents. No, that’s not a typo. Our neighbors to the north recently announced that they’re getting rid of all pennies in circulation. Any spent will get sent off to be melted down; once … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment