The Long View

I know. Really, I do. It used to happen to me, too, so there is absolutely no judgment or shame from my perspective. In fact, I have great empathy and even compassion for those who still feel compelled to set goals for the New Year. Society seems to expect –…

And the Birds Sang

It didn’t hit the way you would expect. When a tornado rips apart your world, there is usually some warning. The winds that are, at first, annoying and then concerning, give way to an ominous stillness as the sky turns gray, then black, then sickeningly green. The sirens begin their…