August 10, 2017

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Table for six

I wanted to keep packing, but everyone else was hungry and bored so they came to pick me up. We went to the Texas Roadhouse on 28th Street at 5:45 p.m. Jon wanted steak. In the waiting area, they have a window to the kitchen and below the window is a dis...

August 3, 2017

The first time I remember being lost was right after I had gotten saved at Billy Graham's last crusade.

He was set to speak at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. It was early July, 2006. A group from my church was all going to ride together in a school bus.

At 6:30pm, the adults were ready to leave and star...

July 28, 2017

Whenever I tell people that my father went to Mount Saint Joe Catholic high school they always seem surprised. I’m not sure if this is because they know me or my father.

“Most of those guys are probably in jail by now,” my dad said as he pushed his plate away, finishing his omelet. "Yeah we used to r...

July 20, 2017

On Chicago's Green Line, heading North and West, I was sitting just in front of the middle of the middle car on the right side as the train moved forward. The train was crowded. I had boarded with Nicole, but we couldn't find two open seats together. She sat a few seats to my left, both of us with o...

July 14, 2017

It’s 12:30am December 20th.

A flash of light catches my eye as I drive down King George street. A woman is in the street frantically waving a flashlight. I hesitate for a moment. My building is yards away. I’m almost home. Do I stop?

I apply the brake before I have time to answer the question for myse...

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