The War of Wisdom

The War of Wisdom

Have you ever seen a picture that a child has drawn and not exactly been able to make out what it is? You ask them to “explain” their art piece and all of a sudden, it comes into focus. This little Picasso is suddenly brilliant! It’s really amazing that you get to see...
The Sound of Nothing

The Sound of Nothing

People that know me know that I love hiking. Sure, it’s great exercise and beautiful scenery, but it’s the sound that I love the most. I’m sure you’re wondering what sounds the woods make that I’m so intrigued by. The answer is a whole lot of nothing! You might hear...
The Quest to Stay Vertical

The Quest to Stay Vertical

Has anyone other than me ever been driving the interstate and not known which direction you’re going? You’re headed towards your destination but you’re just listening to directions from your phone. You really don’t know if you’re headed east, west or southeast...
Fully Convinced

Fully Convinced

Have you ever found that perfect recipe? You know the one. It’s staring at you from a perfectly set table on a magazine page. It looks amazing. You look over the ingredient list. Not too bad. The instructions sound a little bit harder than Taco Tuesday but you think...
The Butterfly

The Butterfly

Spring offers such an array of colors. Flowers start blooming, the grass is greener and the sun’s a little brighter. People seem to get outside more and enjoy the season. The sunshine is more plentiful but not usually blazing hot like in the summer. It’s nice to break...
The Chief Conductor

The Chief Conductor

Has anyone ever heard a child learning to play an instrument? It’s quite entertaining, but not in a musically gifted way! The noises that often come forth from those instruments are anything but soothing. But hey, they have to start somewhere. I was trying to learn...