How Do You Envision Your Hook?

The afternoon started with a loud clap, that of what seemed to be cracking thunder.  As Oldest described it, "It was as if I watched it all happen in slow motion."  Isn't that how accidents seem to happen?  You're aware of what's taking place, but it all seems surreal, as your eyes try to take …

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An Unspoken Promise ~

Ralph Waldo Emerson stated:  "It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them."   ~~~ and that's definitely how it began... It’s amazing how quickly it all fell together, literally.  The best part of my eighth-grade year took place in the summer leading into it.  You know, …

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It’s That Time of The Year ~

Whether you are a parent, student, teacher, or a friend to one of the aforementioned, you can feel it; there's a certain amped up electrical charge coursing throught the air.  This feeling might even take you back to your younger years; the feeling that so much has been accomplished, and so much is yet to …

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Better Late Than Never ~

Oops ~ Seriously, major oops! While cleaning off my desk, and getting my papers and mind into a somewhat organized fashion, I found it; the item that caused me to utter, "oops!"  Underneath the countless forms to be filled out, turned in, or filed away ~ there it was... the list of thank-you's that had not …

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