Taking Shape

The house is taking shape Its roof and rafters Its angles and shade This feeling of home Imbued in its textures It climbs to the sky A modern miracle Crafted by artisans Who measure and saw And fit the design But the house takes time Its innards still bare Window cutouts vacant Soon to be … Continue reading Taking Shape

Be Careful

“Be careful what you wish for, because you just might get it.” As human beings, do we really know what we should be wishing for? I know for me it’s been a roller coaster ride, this thing called life. And sometimes when I wish for something hard enough it comes true. Then I realize it … Continue reading Be Careful

Autumn Blues

I’ve never liked fall. There’s just something not quite right about it. It’s supposed to be this cool interlude between the harsh extremes of summer and winter, but it’s instead become an excuse to eat and drink more pumpkin themed fare. It’s become a Land’s End kind of time, where magazine cover boys and sparkly … Continue reading Autumn Blues

The Diving Board

The diving board stretches out over an expanse of ground that should be a swimming pool. There should be cool, clear, sparkling water at its edge instead of the light blue turf that otherwise adorns the space in its rectangular glory. At first glance, upon driving past, it appears to be a standard swimming pool, … Continue reading The Diving Board