In the dream, sunfish were swimming through my ribs. When I woke up, I googled sunfish as spirit animal, got: Freeloader. Clumsy. Weight Gain. But that was about ocean sunfish. Not my sunfish. Not my lake. Somewhere, there is a child standing on a dock, wearing a smile and a lifejacket, holding up his sunfish,... Continue Reading →


      There are twenty-six bones and thirty-three joints in the human foot and after ten-thousand steps, every one of mine hurt.  It's hard on the knees walking up and down hills all the time. Some days I find these mountains majestic and beautiful, on others they are just piles of dirt blocking my view. I... Continue Reading →

Good Friday, 2020

Photo by Anna Shvets on Pexels.com An empty, plastic Lysol Wipes canister lies sideways on the floor of the Walmart entrance. I grab the cart—the one with the wobbly wheel and a pair of inside-out, blue latex gloves in its guts. There’s no greeter today. Masks, and bandannas cover faces, but not fearful eyes. We’re... Continue Reading →

Questions About the Ride

Photo by Stas Knop on Pexels.com At first glance, a roller coaster is something like a passenger train. It consists of a series of connected cars that move on tracks. But unlike a passenger train, a roller coaster has no engine or power source of its own. ~ Wikipedia At the station, my lap-bar hasn’t... Continue Reading →

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