You’re Breaking My Heart

You can probably see the hand going up, palm out; the face turning… eyes tilted… slit sideways glaring at you; front shoulder slumping downward to expertly avoid the burden they believe you have just attempted to place there.  Maybe you can even hear a huff escaping before,”Stop! You’re breaking my heart!” Can you hear it?…

Dogs, God and Fish and Chips

Today on our way to his school, my 15 year old son and I were doing our typical verbal “sparring.” Usually the topic is something completely stupid…like how I didn’t know for a really long time that “chips” in “fish and chips” were actually french fries because I LOVED Long-John Silvers fish and chips and I…

Ode to “Mr. Billy”

Right now a church that I used to consider my home- away- from -home will be celebrating the life of a beautiful man that everyone knew as “Mr. Billy”.  Mr.Billy Hodges… official job title, “Sexton”. Yes, he looked after the church and the churchyard…but what he did was so much more! I have no idea…