Steel Train Touch

Steel Train Touch

I’m up by 7:55 this morning to give Taleah a ride to work.  Her car died on Saturday night.  Up in flames.  No joke.  And don’t you worry.  The seat-cover rugs survived.  Phew.

The AC in the house isn’t working this week.  Luckily, it also happens to be the first ridiculously hot week of the year, and it’s not even summer yet.  No one likes this weather.  82 degrees at 11 p.m. …

Surprised by Africa

Surprised by Africa

A few weeks ago my friend Kylie Schnell came to visit me at work. I think she was bringing me something. Money, maybe. Yeah, for her Jars of Clay ticket. So she stood outside my office window, payed me off, and we chatted it up.

“You were in my dream last night,” she said.

“Really? That’s fun,” I said. “What was it about?”

“Well, let me tell you,” she said. Then she …