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Thursday, Mar 05, 2015

Chris Hutchins

Perfect mornings ruined by alarm clock

What a perfect, glorious morning. The kids arise and quietly get ready on their own, and with time to spare. In the bathroom, there’s no shower puddle on the floor and there’s plenty of clean towels still folded neatly in the pantry. Th...
Published: 02/21/15

Bewitched, bedazzled and bamboozled

Long ago, before modern society, in a dark and irredeemable time before smart phones and tablets, before free wi-fi hotspots and touchscreen displays in cars, I was a young man. This primitive era was known as the Nineties. ...
Published: 02/07/15

What really matters

A young man that is very dear to me reminded me of a simple truth just the other day. Some things are more important than others. Some things don’t matter, some do. Often what may seem important now really isn’t all that significant in ...
Updated: 1 months ago

It was a good plan

It was the bittersweet last day of winter break. I thought I would save a little time and a make one less trip around Lake Jackson. In case you’re not very perceptive or “from out of the area” (yes, that is a local term) we have ...
Updated: 1 months ago

A resolution for 2015

Some years are better than others. We usually don’t think in terms of years, like when someone asks you how you are doing we usually think about that day, or just that particular moment.
Updated: 2 months ago

A night to remember

It was the biggest night of my life. I was 18 and nothing I’d experienced before could’ve prepared me for what was about to happen. I had a date with a tall, foxy, redhead. She was 17 and had legs up to her neck. I’d pursued her ...
Updated: 2 months ago