Missing

A friend of mine’s daughter has gone missing. If you have any information regarding the two girls pictured below, please contact the New York State Police Thank you.

Fear Is the Wish

When I ran up to the corner, a car was waiting to make a right and I slowed down, wary of the young woman driving because she was texting on her cell phone. Lost in her electronic reverie she didn’t move so, I jogged past, giving her a wide berth. Good thing I...

Cousin It Saves the Day

When I was around twenty-five, I noticed my hearing wasn’t what it used to be and visited and audiologist.  “Were you in the service?” he asked me after conducting a hearing test.  “No,” I said. “Why?”  “You have the kind of hearing loss people get when...

Something New

When I got home from work, I was really tired. My first instinct was to crash on my comfy bed to take a nap but grudgingly changed into my running gear instead. After putting on sunscreen and my new running shades, I did some stretches and then started chugging down...

A Picture in Time

This photo was taken during my freshman year of seminary in 1986/87. Can you pick out the young aspiring cleric I used to be?  I was so skinny then – but my wife says my hairstyle never changed. I thought of writing a whole post about this snapshot, but realized...