Giving Up?

(North of Cortland, South of Sycamore) Either: They ran out of red paint; They’re afraid of heights; They decided to start with the bottom because it was easier; The painter conveniently (for them) decided to misplace the ladder; All of the above. “It’s always too soon to quit!” ― Norman Vincent Peale “Rivers know this: … Continue reading Giving Up?


(DeKalb, Illinois) “People say, ‘I’m going to sleep now,’ as if it were nothing. But it’s really a bizarre activity. ‘For the next several hours, while the sun is gone, I’m going to become unconscious, temporarily losing command over everything I know and understand. When the sun returns, I will resume my life. If you … Continue reading Sleep