Hope, Joy and Fireflies

  As a kid I loved certain aspects oftime at my grandparents house. They lived in Savoy, Texas. Population 841. A tiny town. One flashing light and a stop sign. The best part of it for me was that my grandparents lived on a few acres where I’d spend my days exploring, shooting my bb…

Muted: Time to Turn Up Your Volume

Fall brings about football season. Having lived too long in the south and having graduated from a SEC school I’m acutely aware of the societal changes that go on when football season rolls around. Granted, my alma mater, University of Arkansas, tends toward the underwhelming most seasons. Regardless, Razorback fans adorned in red huddle relentlessly…

Elbow Room – Fighting for Your Space

I’m sitting on a plane headed for Dallas. The guy next to me has been passively fighting me for the armrest. You know what I’m talking about. He slowly pressures my elbow and moves his arm to cover more and more of the armrest. Trying to edge me out of the space we’re meant to…