(Updated) Back Story – I sat there in the car, outside the hospice. This could have been the last time I would ever see her. And indeed, it was. Yet something she told me has stuck with me for lo the many years that have passed, since that visit. Click to listen or follow below […]
(Updated) Backstory This story was written after lunching with friends where the main topic of discussion seemed to be “the good ole days.” It’s not unusual to hear such conversations among those of retirement age. But this was a young group – folks in their 40s and 50s. Already they were considering previous times an […]
One of my favorite rights of Christmas is when the family gets together and remembers Christmases past. We hear from each person; whether you’ve had 8 Christmases to date or 80. There is a willing audience to hear you tell about it.
Backstory I love walking into a home when there’s a delightful whiff of cooking and baking coming from the kitchen. It tells me that someone is treating me special and I am welcome here. It doesn’t work if you’re serving cookies from the box on the shelf. But when they are fresh baked, and the […]
Backstory I had just concluded another shouting match with my computer, one sided though it was, over whether my password was correct. Surely my steel-trap mind was more accurate than this arrogant pile of desktop technology. Well, I guess not. So I forgot that dot in the middle, or the exclamation point looked like […]
Backstory Amy had been a Consider This listener and respondent for quite some time. She often dropped a note to say how much she enjoyed a story or that some theme brought back good memories. This time, her message was a long one. This time, she had her own story to tell. Here is the […]