Category Archives: Essays

The Old Man and Me

    The Old Man and Me I was talking to a friend the other day about life and death. No, it was not a seriously morose discussion. We talk about morbid stuff a lot. But after some discussion, the basic question was distilled down to — “Would you rather die alone or have a bunch of people… Read More »

So Long, Gizmo

    So Long, Gizmo We started out on the web with a Christmas graphics site. We were so proud of it.  I cannot even count the number of hours Darcy and I put into that site. But I can remember when we got all excited one day when we had twenty visitors. It’s still there and the… Read More »

I’m Flying

    I’m Flying The clouds so white, the sky so blue, how bright the summer day. A warm, but not hot, ordinary Sunday in July. A day embroidered in clear heavenly blue, and angels all dressed in white and dancing, each to her own rhythm, across the sky in unknown directions. It may have been a dream,… Read More »

The Town Blacksmith

    The Town Blacksmith It was as if time was frozen. Fragments of what once was seemed now to be shards of broken glass that lay scattered all around me. I pounded on the anvil, and large plumes of smoke rose from the forge as sweat rolled down my face. I reached for the tongs and pulled… Read More »