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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Mr. Know-It-All

Tue, 12 Apr 2011, 08:20 PM (-06:00)

Phone home, I texted him.  (I wonder if he got the reference.) Ok soon, he responded. Hours later he did. We talked about his classes. We talked about his friends. We talked about the weather and his plans for next semester and for the summer. It always makes us smile ear-to-ear to hear him talk […]

Running at Arbor Trails

Tue, 12 Apr 2011, 08:08 PM (-06:00)

1. What Does He Think He’s Doing? We were eating breakfast tacos at Torchy’s, sitting outside in the sun watching people come and go, watching the traffic, watching the joggers running on the Arbor Trails trail. I was really enjoying my bacon, egg & cheese, captivated by the taste, by the protein coursing thru my […]

I Didn’t Know That

Tue, 12 Apr 2011, 04:12 PM (-06:00)

“So, you got summer plans?” John asked me as he cut my hair. “Actually, we do,” I said. “We just made a motel reservation in Florida for the last Shuttle launch.” He was silent for a moment. “What do you mean, last?” he asked. “The last Shuttle launch. We’re going to try to see it.” […]

Too Much for the Man

Sun, 3 Apr 2011, 01:15 AM (-06:00)

It was Friday. It was evening. The week was done. We were sitting outside on the patio at Austin Java sipping iced teas. The dog was alternately drinking from a bowl of water, sitting on the wall behind us watching the traffic on Barton Springs Boulevard, and contentedly lying in my lap. A group of […]