Tag Archives: time

The Best Year(s) of Life

One route for our daily walk takes us past Cumberland High School.  Walking by the place I spent four years of my life sparked memories. It got me to think about those very different times. As often happens, my mind’s … Continue reading

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A Little Girl Grown Too Soon

I will be away from writing for a few days. Off to celebrate my daughter’s wedding. A little girl grown all too soon. Such is the speed at which life flies by. A moment ago she was a tiny human being … Continue reading

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A Baby, A Child, A Woman, A Bride: Life and Coming Full Circle

The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time…                                                                                   James Taylor In a few short weeks, I will bear a new title. Father of the bride. Just the thought of it can bring both tears to my eyes … Continue reading

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Appreciating the Magic of Memory

Most people misunderstand how memory works. We think of it as a recording of our daily lives. It is not. It is a compendium of images, sounds, smells, and tastes; voices, conversations, laughter, and feelings; moments of ecstasy and sorrow, … Continue reading

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The March of Time

I have never been one to focus on age. I believe it a waste of the limited time we all have. Of course, as a young boy, I engaged in the universal desire to be older. When asked, I was … Continue reading

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Generational Perspective

Here is a bit of a perspective for my fellow members of the Cumberland High School Class of 1974. In 1974: The President of the United States was Richard Nixon, until August 9th, and then Gerald Ford after Nixon resigned … Continue reading

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Thursday Morning, Waking Up Dead

The following is a short story (albeit a bit longer than the last one) written for a collection of short stories. A bit of an indulgence on my part, I admit, but I hope you will take the time to read it and … Continue reading

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