Working Titles I:5

Continued from Working Titles I:4. [Spot on Jake who is in the audience or on the apron and carrying a sign, “Samantha Cardin.” Sam enters House left or SR, pulling luggage on wheels. There is an instant, nervous attraction.] Sam: I’m Samantha. Everyone calls me Sam. Jake: Oh. Hi. Sam: You must be Charlie. Jake:…

Possibilities

This past weekend I saw a friend I had not seen in years. It did me good to see her because it reminded me of a happy time in my life, a time when I examined all the possibilities my life could take. We used to go out on her back porch on clear evenings…

If I have not love

1 Corinthians 13:3 ESV If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing Yesterday was Veterans Day. And today my employer celebrates that holiday by letting us off work. As I think upon the meaning of this day, I realize…

Rejoice

This weekend I have been struck with a virus, the common cold. My ears hurt, I keep sneezing and coughing, my throat hurts, my eyes matt shut and I feel crummy. I have these goals, you see. I push myself to reach 12,000 steps every day, to complete strength training, to get outside and walk…

Meal Patterns

Meal patterning is an alternative to “dieting.” By meal patterning, I mean eating patterns chosen over a long period of time. My goal is to document everything I eat for two years. But the meal patterns I developed are intended to last a lifetime. While working on weight loss, I reduced calories from each meal….