Can’t Help But Smile

Can’t Help But Smile

“The road must be trod, but it will be very hard. And neither strength nor wisdom will carry us far upon it. This quest may be attempted by the weak with as much hope as the strong. Yet it is oft the course of deeds that move the wheels of the world: Small hands do...

Pain for the sake of…pain?

“It is not despair, for despair is only for those who see the end beyond all doubt. We do not.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring Left work with plenty of time to meet Melinda for a little run through the lunch loops. But the errands I had to run made me...

Afternoon Delight

“Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance. If the dispositions of the parties are ever so well known to each other or ever so similar beforehand, it does not advance their felicity in the least. They always continue to grow sufficiently unlike afterwards...
Tired.

Tired.

“Have you thought of an ending?”“Yes, several, and all are dark and unpleasant.”“Oh, that won’t do! Books ought to have good endings. How would this do: and they all settled down and lived together happily ever after?”“It will...
All Hallows Eve

All Hallows Eve

“I think if human beings had genuine courage, they’d wear their costumes every day of the year, not just on Halloween. Wouldn’t life be more interesting that way? And now that I think about it, why the heck don’t they? Who made the rule that...