Tag Archives: mortality

On Living

While country music is not my favorite style of music there is one crossover song that strikes me every time I hear it. It is Tim McGraw’s song, Live Like You Were Dying. Every time I hear the line, “Someday I … Continue reading

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Without Memories

There was one recurring dream that I had when I was a child. I would be standing just outside the side door of our house where there were a number of steps leading up the hill to the door. Looking down … Continue reading

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This moment

This moment These messages of death come tumbling across social media as swift as wind-swept leaves. Robin Williams killed himself, Lauren Bacall is gone, a teen killed in Missouri, children in Gaza. We are all connected in our mourning. I … Continue reading

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The Last Leaf

I walk through a park on an autumn day and am struck by many things. The light at the end of the day is incredible and makes everything there vibrant, though all around me are trees and bushes that no … Continue reading

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The Age of Marie

On Friday night I was watching television when I suddenly noticed flashing red lights on the walls of my living room. I turned and saw an ambulance across the street, a fire truck parked a little further down, a police … Continue reading

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