Great Expectations

“Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is a little like expecting a bull not to attack you because you are a vegetarian.” ~Dennis Wholey I used to have no expectations, or at least I used to try really hard to have no expectations, because I decided early on … Continue reading Great Expectations

My Shallow Pail List

I don’t have a bucket. I never did. Buckets were for people who had water, an abundance of water that could be useful for cleaning things, for taking care of flood situations, and for sitting there looking like a bucket. I had a shallow pail. You know the kind, the one that people used in … Continue reading My Shallow Pail List

The Year of Sam

“So this is the new year, and I don’t feel any different.” ~Death Cab For Cutie My wife said it best this morning. “It may be a new year, but it’s just tomorrow to our kids.” Each day tends to blend into the next. Yesterday was supposedly a big one, and today is also treasured … Continue reading The Year of Sam