We wake to headlines and flags at half mast today in honor of our nation’s 41st President, George H.W. Bush (June 12, 1924 – November 30, 2018). Live updates will document the “who is who” and the streets of D.C. will gridlock with closures as his casket is moved from the Lincoln catafalque in the … Continue reading A Nation Remembers
As I stand, I instinctively reach to brush off my knee. Dust clings there as if to remind me I am still stuck here on this earth. There is something which approaches holy that happens as I stand between the living and the dead
With that one simple movement, a whole lifetime seems to wash away before my eyes. …My day will end with my black shoes sitting on the kitchen floor and a dark suit hanging in the closet. I will settle into an evening routine and do it all again tomorrow. They will not. Their tomorrow will look very different than their today.