Season for Remembering

This past weekend I finally got around to pulling out my winter clothes and putting all that is summer away. November 1 seems kind of late in the year for that, but I am always thankful when the warmer weather hangs around a bit longer, so, no complaints here. One of the items in my…

Gusts of Inspiration

Originally posted on rarasaur:
Originally Written 8/27/14 It’s easy to think of inspiration as invisible—like the wind—you never truly see it.  You only see whatever or whoever is caught up in it.  Some are tornadoes in size (like the pause after the profundity of MLK Jr’s dream was spoken).  Others are small.  The wobble of…

Wind Surfing and Wedding Crashing

September 27, 2014, three Saturdays before my eldest daughter’s wedding, I sat on my side porch enjoying breakfast and a hot cup of black coffee, while pondering my very long to-do list. It was a windy morning, windier than usual, and looking up, I saw a hawk soaring just above my head. With no need…

Finish the Prompt Tuesday (#3)

The Matticus Kingdom just keeps finding a gauntlet to throw. Here is the latest. The Prompt: Gently rubbing throbbing temples provided the illusion of relief without actually carrying through with the promise.  Another futile second and the hands dropped, defeated, and eyes flared open again.  Angry red lines coursed away from pools of deep blue…