The Good Hiccup

This was the first night in a few weeks’ time that I went for my nightly walk. I made the mistake of downloading a crime app a couple of months back, and since the time change there has been anĀ unsettling number of robberies in the area — during normal (non-wee) hours. Only one of them […]

A new light.

I’ve never much cared for it, as I’d prefer a pepper, fern pineĀ or white birch tree to the carrotwood that’s in front of the house. But tonight I found new love for it. It recently received a haircut, and this evening it seemed to be standing more tall and proud than usual. It used to […]

The Offering Plate

Have you ever seen something, met someone or been in a situation that suddenly seemed to make sense of your life? Occasionally you pause and really think about it — your existence, that is. Its twists and turns seem nonsensical. Its ups and downs feel more exhausting than educational. Its challenges seem anything but character-building. […]