The Postman

"You made Mrs. March feel like she could see again. You made Ford believe he was part of something. You give out hope like it was candy in your pocket."

Robert Heinlein

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."

Gilda Radner

“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity.”

Patrick Overton

"When you have come to the edge of all light that you know and are about to drop off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen: there will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught how to fly."

Get Off That Bench

I was hanging out at Starbucks with my son when he casually showed me information about the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon coming up in November. I don’t have a clue where it came from, maybe it was the good coffee, but out of my mouth I blurted, “I wonder if I could do something like that?” Ya say …

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More Than You Realize

As I stepped out into the cool morning air to greet the first sunrise of the new year, I was feeling a bit sorry for myself. It felt like the entire world had a plan, a goal, or at the very least a direction to go. I had nothing, not even a clue. They don’t really offer roads maps for …

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Those Breathless Moments

Reflecting back over 2010, my mind sees thousands of moments frozen in time. Many of those moments left me breathless with a sense of serenity that cannot easily be explained. I couldn’t think of a better way to bring in the new year than by highlighting a few of those breathless moments for me. It had been years since all …

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A Square Peg

“No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did he would cease to be an artist.” (Oscar Wilde) While I certainly don’t see myself as an artist (I can’t even draw a good stick man) I do think that I see the world around me a bit differently than others do. It shows up in my …

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Enjoy The Ride!

For a few years now, I have fought the notion that life is really just one great big roller coaster ride. I learned to almost hate the highs because I knew it meant the lows would be there shortly. I wanted there to be some sort of balance and I was more than willing to give up the incredible highs …

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