I finally convinced Tracie to take a drive past our first house during our latest trip to Texas. We were in the neighborhood, literally driving within a stone’s throw of it. Just a slight detour, and we could see what had become of the place since we sold it almost 20 years ago.
I expected it to be different. I did not expect it to be that different. Read More
Have you seen the one in which a man is being attacked by a bull elk? The man is trying desperately to keep a tree between himself and the massive beast. Every once in a while the elk would bellow angrily. (Who knew a big deer, essentially, could sound so mean?) The man, wisely, did not choose to run in those moments; no doubt the elk would have run him down easily.