Archive for May, 2006

Visit with Ray and Joyce

Published on May 30, 2006

A few hours together, looked forward to for so long, and so quickly over.  The generous “adult” side of me recognizes that they have many here to see, and highest on the list are the sons they miss so much.  The childish selfish side wishes I could have spent their whole week with them, storing […]

Memorial Day

Published on May 29, 2006

On Memorial Day, the United States remembers our military servicemembers, celebrates and honors all they do, all they have done. This quote is from Chaplain David Sparks, assigned to the Port Mortuary at Dover AFB, DE, posted in an article in today’s Wilmington News-Journal at … When they left they were in our prayers and […]

Gonna have to change my wicked ways

Published on May 25, 2006

I always stop at the mailbox on my way home, and arrive with an armful of junk.  Most of it is flyers from stores I never go into, or posters of children I’ve not seen (I always look at the pictures, though, feeling that the horror of a lost child must be the worst thing […]