Tag: isolation

  • Praying to the Wizard God

    Praying to the Wizard God

    My friend's son is hospitalized. This boy who was in and out of my home as a teenager, laughing with my daughter, doing homework, making plans for the future, always, always intentional about his actions. He grew into a young man who married a fierce[..]
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  • From the Porch

    From the Porch

    I called my friend Ray this morning. I've never actually met Ray. I only know what he looks like from the Christmas cards he's shared over the years. Ray and his wife Kathi live in Wisconsin. On the day of Wisconsin's primary I was thinking[..]
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  • VA’s Broken Promises

    VA’s Broken Promises

      He's a family member, this veteran I know. But he'd have you know that he was never on the front lines, never fought in combat the way so many of my veteran friends did, the way my own daddy did. So for far too[..]
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