Connections ~ That Pull Us Thru

A soldier returned to his home from two back-to-back combat tours in as many years.He returned to family who love him.But he could not relax.  He did not sleep well.  He scrubbed things that didn't need scrubbing.  He organized, arranged, re-arranged and made piles for the dump.  He pressure washed the entire exterior of his home.  He pulled out …

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Where The Good Way Is

Some Christmases and birthdays I felt like a failure.  Rarely were there flashy, hot ticket items for boys to unwrap. I tried not to dwell on lack.  I knew things didn't last anyway.  The good stuff is intangible....but hard to package for a son's holiday gift. So instead, boys built snow forts and ice skated.  We made things and we baked …

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