Life

A Letter to My Daddy

Dear Daddy,  At this very moment, on this day in 1979, I came in through the garage, walked up the stairs, and found you lying there.  The best I can tell is that you came home, let the dog out on his run, and just keeled over and dropped dead.  You didn’t even get a… Read More A Letter to My Daddy

I am enough

Being My Own Valentine

I walked through a Publix parking lot this afternoon and many guy carrying flowers and balloons. Initially, this was a reminder that, on yet another Valentine’s Day, I am alone. But as I walked in and saw display tables lined with even more flowers and balloons, my thoughts turned elsewhere. I wondered how many of… Read More Being My Own Valentine

Gratitude

Dear Gene

Dear Gene, First things first, happy birthday! I know you are in heaven with Mommy and Daddy, but it is still the day you came into this world. I think of you every year on your birthday even though we haven’t seen each other since 1984 and haven’t spoken in over 10 years. It was… Read More Dear Gene