HOW I GOT HERE

As an Episcopalian and as a (then) vestry member and senior warden of my parish church (The Episcopal Church of the Epiphany), I cringed as it…

Flowers and Words

Realizing that this likely seems contrary to my cowboy-hat-and-boots persona, I like flowers. I like wild flowers and cut flowers and dried arrangements. I enjoy the…

I Cry at Funerals

I cry at funerals. That may seem like an odd thing for a gruff, rough, seemingly unsentimental, occasionally profane old so-and-so to say. And yet it…