Spices Pulling out the old, tattered chili recipe, I can’t help but reflect on the man who created it and our tumultuous relationship. You’d think after the abandonment of my “real” dad, having a stepdad who showed up, supported my mom and her two kids and wrote chili recipes in his spare time might be … Continue reading Spices
By Charles Robert Lindholm I PLAYED THE PIANO SOFTLY TO AN OLD TIME GOSPEL HYMN IT SEEMED TO BRING DAD'S MEMORY BACK IT WAS A SPECIAL TIME WITH HIM HE USED TO SING IN CHOIR AND WITH A BARBER SHOP QUARTET AND THOUGH HE DIDN'T REMEMBER ME THOSE WORDS HE COULDN'T FORGET HE KNEW EVERY … Continue reading A SPECIAL TIME WITH HIM
By Charles Robert Lindholm Father's Day Is Meant To Be A Time For Us To Spend Some Time With Our Dad's On The Third Sunday In June! A Time To Gather The Whole Family Around For A Barbecue And Good Old Family Fun And Reminiscing About The Old Days When Everyone Was Much Younger And … Continue reading WHAT’S THE LAST MEMORY YOU HAVE OF SEEING YOUR DAD?
I’m not ready for you to leave yet. Though I know the time draws nearer When you will excuse yourself from the table And never come back. Dinner only lasts so long; Nobody stays forever. When you got up to use the restroom, I thought “This is what it will be like.” But I’m not … Continue reading Sharing a Meal, John W. Leys, Guest Barista
Good Morning! Welcome to another edition of my interview series. Since I have joined the Go-Dog-Go Writer's community, I will be showcasing an interview with a wonderful writer every week (instead of bi-weekly). However, since I do not have the time to put together a full interview each week, every second week will be a 'Rewind … Continue reading Rewind Interview with Gina Gallyot #amwriting #interview #nonfiction #godoggocafe