What They Need To Do

Stop me if you’ve heard this one… The scene is a random, totally-not-made-up work environment. This completely legitimate company is called “Acme Anvil Distributors, Inc.” A co-worker (obviously not you or me) is moaning and complaining about a thing, a condition, a person, etc, at said anvil distributing facility. The conversation goes in phases, with…

Snapshots of My Mother; A Legacy of Love

Much of what I have written has been focused on masculinity, fatherhood, and marriage. As a result, I can tend to neglect (in writing) the impact of a mother, but I could never, ever deny the lasting evidence of my mom in my life. If I were to take two words to describe my mother,…