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Longing For Things

Sun, 6 Nov 2011, 08:58 PM (-06:00)

He was sitting in the back of a 737 on the tarmac in Dallas waiting for boarding passengers to find their seats. It was raining. He gazed out the window and looked at the puddles of water under the wing and thought of the parched garden and the suffering trees back home. It had been […]

I Saw Your Smile

Tue, 18 Oct 2011, 04:08 PM (-06:00)

I sat in the chair with my arms over my head and my legs on the footrest. In just minutes I fell asleep, hastened by the full-body soreness of a day of lifting rocks. It was a deep sleep that lasted only a few minutes but left me feeling like a new person (although the […]

Driving Back Home

Sun, 8 May 2011, 05:15 PM (-06:00)

The sky is blue, broken here and there by white clouds shielding us from the sun. The sun is dipping into the west, casting long Pine and Oak shadows across the lawn. Your brother is playing his electric guitar in his living room. I can hear it from here. And you’re driving home. You’re driving […]

Under the Zilker Tree

Sun, 19 Dec 2010, 09:28 PM (-06:00)

We stood there under the Zilker tree, the three of us, stuffing sweet/salty kettle corn into our mouths as fast as we could chew and swallow. There was no yule log this year, and it was cold out, but the kettle corn was hot, so we were happy. There were little kids running around, watched […]