One Thousand Words or So

Old Questions

When I awake in the morning, my first thought is almost always, “What day is this?” Once I’ve applied a “Friday” or a “Monday” or a “Sunday” or whatever is appropriate to the upcoming hours, I ask myself if anything is scheduled. Homeschool lessons Monday through Friday and 4pm Mass on Saturdays are expected and… Read More Old Questions

Talking to Myself


I start and I stop. Then I start again, going through blogs like my sons go through sneakers. With their shoes, though, when it’s time to dump them, there’s no doubt in anybody’s mind (or nose). The holes (in bottoms, uppers, sides) are unmistakable clues that it’s time to walk into a shoe store. My… Read More Raw