A little over three years ago I woke before dawn to my phone ringing. It was my Dad in Texas. He said, “I’m having a stroke. I love you. I’ve already called the ambulance. I’ll be ok.” Before I could get much more info out of him he stopped me, “They’re here. I love you.” […]
After seeing Dad that first night, I went back to his house in Cuero and tried to sleep. It wasn’t easy. Between the emotions and just traveling all day I couldn’t sleep. The two hour time change meant even if all was good I wouldn’t really be sleepy until midnight. Adding everything else on just meant satellite TV and I were going to get very acquainted.
At 6am on most Sundays you’ll find me doing my best to stay asleep. My alarm most mornings kicks in at 5:30 and by 6am I’m usually out the door heading to work. On Sundays, if I’m lucky, I’ll sleep until at least 6:30am and my kids will pile into bed with me. They’re getting […]