A Time to Die

By Guest Author: Matthew Kanitz This last Halloween our neighborhood, just like many neighborhoods throughout the world, erupted in a cacophony of spooky ghosts, inflatable black cats, and the occasional spoof graveyard. “What are those Dad” asked my son Caleb with all of innocent curiosity a 6 year old could muster. “Those are gravestones. You … More A Time to Die

A Time to Weep

I had not expected to be making a trip back to the old West Virginia farmhouse where I grew up so soon – but here I was taking the familiar route along sparsely populated roads back to my hometown on the western edge of the state.  It is the height of summer and my poor … More A Time to Weep