Colonel Mann (A Slightly-Late Sunday Celebration)

I’ve known him all my life. Always he’s been there, around the edges and sometimes right in the middle of memory. Sometimes swinging an axe, other times sitting behind a cheap desk smiling at me with those perfectly even white teeth. Those preternaturally blue eyes. Later I think of him drinking an amber beer. The [...]

Sunday Celebration: Easy to Love, Hard to Love

Welcome to Sunday Celebrations! If you want to know more about what this is, go here first. This is my first Sunday Celebration, and I’m starting with someone who is both easy to love, and hard to love. His name is Everett. He is three years old and was born to us in this very [...]

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