I Wish You a Peaceful Christmas

Happy Holidays I hope youare among thosewho gets to go home.I wish you lovelike they show in all the movieswhere the child is neglected,the family laughswhen reunitedforgivenessflowing upward Merry…something where wine flows but isn’tnecessaryand lights glowa warm welcome insteadof a warningMore than presentsI wish you the presenceof those who bring you solace,kindnessand soft places toContinue reading “I Wish You a Peaceful Christmas”

Open Mic in the Heart of Missouri

Often a hotbed of political debate, controversy, and stodgy nothingness, Jefferson City has many reputations, often in conflict with one another. Yet somehow, none of that tension and skepticism permeates the walls of the little pub where I had the privilege to read this past Monday.

Three blocks southeast of the Missouri State Capitol building, a cozy home-away-from-home sits just behind an unassuming door.