Monthly Archives: May 2016
If writing is in fact the painting of the mind, this literary wall will look like several undisciplined aborigines who’ve never seen a paint roller are given two, loaded with bright, obnoxious colors and told to clean them off on a not-quite-white surface. There is no particular order. These are the gleanings of untold weeks of mining … Continue reading
I know how to ride this, and I know where you live. I’m watchin’ you.
“You have the coolest parents!” Do you have any idea how desperately I tried to keep my friends from knowing my parents? Really meeting them and letting them, like, talk? Even the thought of my dad and mom’s dull, blunt monochrome style t-boning our world’s brilliance and sharded, bursting colors left me in paroxysms of horror, … Continue reading
“I don’t believe that.” Okay. Thus far, the United States is a free country; you’re able to decide what you believe. While I may not agree with your choice, I served the country you and I both live in to assure your right to make it. That’s one of the treasures our Founders built into … Continue reading
The lyric is, “With my whole heart I will praise Him . . .” Yeah. Psalms. Even people who rarely read the Bible could probably pick out where that came from. The song’s based on Psalm 117, which is a short little thing that basically says, “Praise the Lord.” Okay. How many Psalms are there? … Continue reading