The Zebra – chapter six

chapter six THE ZEBRA The Zebra I was recently at a service where the speaker told a fable. It went something like this. There were four fellas; they each wore different-colored glasses, red, blue, yellow and green. They stood at the edge of a field; in the distance...

Bathtubs or Oceans

When Eva was two, we went on a beach vacation. Weeks before the trip, the whole family told her about the ocean. “It’s the biggest swimming pool ever!” Maddy informed her. “The waves are awesome!” Ethan explained. The entire drive to the coast, we regaled her with...

Revelation

Let me tell you how it is between my wife and me. We could be driving down the road or sitting on the couch watching Community when suddenly I am gripped with a revelation of how amazing Karen is. I will remember how she was so patient with our kids earlier in the...

Mom

Four years ago at Christmas time Moms husband and kids put our thoughts about Mom into writing. Then we took bets on who would make her cry more and who would get more laughs. Aimee assembled all the writings into a book and Mom is probably still reading. It was both...