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Posts from the ‘Personal Growth’ Category

Baby It’s Cold Outside

There are moments of sobering truth that overwhelm our belief in our own significance. And sometimes we are present enough to recognize them.

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A Change Would Do You Good

People don't like change. I'm a people. Therefore, I don't care for change, either.

But change I must.

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Roy’s Variety Show Makes a Stop in Charleston

They got breakfast at this place tomorrow? We can go out for breakfast if you want.

It's Cupcake, Dad. They have CUPCAKES....

They have lots of different flavors, huh? Maybe some blueberry muffins?

CUPCAKES, Dad. They are making a special CINNAMON SUGAR CUPCAKE just for my BOOK SIGNING. You know, like Emmaline has in my book?

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The End of the Walk Contest

Sometime today (maybe by the time you read this post), I'll walk up to milepost 444 on the Natchez Trace and end my 444-mile trek from Natchez, Mississippi. I don't know how I'm going to feel, but I'm sure I'll be crying.

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The Demon on Their Shoulder

Meriwether Lewis was far more human than the comic-book history hero depicted in the grade school textbooks.

Imagine his emotion having led his crew of 30-some tough men to drag and row their crafts upstream for over a thousand miles, only to be faced not with the gentle crest of a continental divide, but the vertical wall of the Rocky Mountains.

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