life

Up on the roof 

Around this time last year, I set out to do a little work on the roof of my house. Nothing major really, just cleaning some leaves from around the dryer vent and valleys and hammering down the metal flashing…

When writing the story of your life…

Although my parents called themselves Catholic, we rarely went to church. And when we did, even though I recall having an interest in the arts and crafts relating to Noah’s Ark, Johan, Daniel and the lion’s den…we made in Sunday School, I found the whole church experience painfully boring and tedious.