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God, Why Did You Let This Happen?

God, Why Did You Let This Happen?

The old red brickchurch ornately stood on the corner of Main Street and Fifth Avenue amid the green grass and a few scattered trees.   ​ Its regal white steeple reached to the blue sky coveting its large bell that rang on days of special occasions such as weddings,...

How’s Your Mental Health?

How’s Your Mental Health?

As thispandemic stretches out, I find myself getting mentally tired.  ​ When getting ready for work in the morning I feel my anxiety rise wondering if I’ll be safe or will I succumb to this nasty virus and bring it home to my folks. I’m ready for some normalcy, if...

How Does a Forest Fire Relate to a Pandemic?

How Does a Forest Fire Relate to a Pandemic?

These are bizarreand scary times in our world today. The global virus, called the Coronavirus or COVID-19, has affected a lot people in many ways. But I am also seeing humanity at its best. One day I was listening to a program on TV and heard someone say that this...

The Lone Tree

The Lone Tree

One day      I was admiring our red maple tree in the back yard. The fog had descended around it and gave the tree an eerie look. “How sad,” I thought, “It looks so lonely.” There used to be a total of four trees but three had to be taken out to allow...

Failure is Always an Option

Failure is Always an Option

Coach Pensley look out at his team surrounding him all on one knee. The silence stretched throughout the locker room. The men looked battered with grass stains on their uniforms, hair matted down and skin glistening from sweat. The first half of the game had been...

The Man Who Lived in the Field

The Man Who Lived in the Field

Stories“When I was young, no one ever told me that I would be living in a van on a field.  Sometimes it gets downright cold at night. I have this old snowmobile bib that I put on and then layer up. But, it’s not so bad as long as I keep wiggling my toes to keep the...

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