Dear Mom,

Dear Mom, Your heart must be so heavy today. For as long as your lungs have known oxygen, Grandma’s been near, never more than one mile away ready with a glass of iced tea and a cheese sandwich. Her voice never more distant than a few seconds of time; I know you can still hear … More Dear Mom,


I’ve heard about the “Seven Wonders of the World” all my life. I am positive that there are more than seven wonders in our universe. It is a safe bet that which of the wonders comprise the Seven is the subject of hot debate among those who have the time and ego to argue over … More Wonder


On Monday last week, my house phone rang around 4pm. It was Johnny, who is a brother to me in my soul. He didn’t send a text to find out if I would pick up the phone. He didn’t schedule an appointment to visit. He just called, while standing on the sidewalk in front of … More Ritchie