Faith & Truth / Poetry / The English Teacher / The Social Network

You’re Never Too Old or Learned Enough

Do you love it when you come across something new?  So good. For instance, I just discovered a new term. Aubade. Merely pronouncing it reveals my ignorance. Rather than ringing forth with confidence, the word halts for a brief moment before it ventures out, uncertain of its surroundings, having never occupied the air surrounding my head. … Continue reading

Faith & Truth / Family Life / Poetry


Friends’ posts on facebook recently have alerted me to this: the days of November evidently invite a shared daily moment of thankfulness. Alas!I didn’t get that memo. You’ll find no daily-thankful-for-X posts from me. That doesn’t mean I am an ingrate. I am thankful. But who should I thank? Ah. A secret component of Thanksgiving. … Continue reading