The Truth? We Can’t Handle It

The courtroom is silent as the old military man gathers himself. Every eye is on him. He is either a courageous hero or a misguided fool. The courtroom is silent as the young lawyer stands waiting. Every eye is on him. He is either a courageous hero or a misguided fool. Finally, the old military… Continue reading The Truth? We Can’t Handle It

From One End To The Other

From time to time you get to reflect on life, usually because your life brings you a moment – an event – that forces you to stop and really consider what’s before you. The calendar holds two annual times for this sort of reflection: the graduation/wedding season (May-June) and the Christmas holidays. This past weekend,… Continue reading From One End To The Other

A Love-Letter to My Life – Or, Reflections on Entering Middle Age

On his Prairie Home Companion radio program, Garrison Keillor once referred to middle age as “like January.” Gray. Dull. Bitter. Cold. Bereft of natural life. The reference was buried inside “The News From Lake Wobegon”, a short segment of Keillor’s program where he tells of life in his fictional hometown on the Minnesotan tundra. The… Continue reading A Love-Letter to My Life – Or, Reflections on Entering Middle Age