Some of you know that I am a person of faith. A Christian. I do not flout this. Nor am I ashamed of it. It is not a secret to this blog, though it is not its subject matter. My faith is personal to me, and my expression of it is as imperfect as my […]
Month / March 2020
It is a small and mighty thing that knows no boundary and respects no law. It does not discriminate. And it is not fair. It wreaks havoc on the weak, while it stalks the strong. Fear is its prelude. Its wake is long. Hoping for a cure. My faith is in the Lord.
Like a first cup of black coffee, Gary’s initial brush with homelessness was bitter, but not for the reasons one might expect. It wasn’t that he lacked a warm bed, or that he didn’t have enough food, or easy access to a toilet and shower. Of course he didn’t like the deprivation, but he got […]
There are two things about Lady Bird Lake that everybody from Austin knows: You don’t call it Lady Bird Lake. It’s called Town Lake. And… You can’t swim in it. It’s against the law. Not that I’m from Austin, but I am a Texan– a former West Texan, to be exact, who has visited Austin […]