Old Man McCarron hung his raincoat on the coat rack directly behind his front door and carefully leaned the umbrella into its usual place behind it as he entered his gray, one-story duplex half in the historic part of town. Almost by instinct he glanced over towards the small desk that had found a home in the corner immediately to his right to check and see if his answering machine had been doing its job while he’d been out. The frightfully small desk was Continue reading
Senator Brett’s Forward
by Senator Brett
Let me begin by telling you that I am, in no form or fashion, to be considered any sort of theologian, counselor, good Christian, deep thinker, brilliant mind, or even a decent writer. I am simply Continue reading
Disclaimer: I wrote this many moons ago… back when it still mattered to me. I give up now. Actually, I gave up some time ago.
The Last Supper of the Constitution
by Senator Brett
They’ve been crossing my mind a lot lately, fluttering about as I make my way through the ordinariness of my daily existence: these wandering shapes and crooked lines, these loops and circles, these small words that amount to very little until you place them together row on row. And then they become as large as Life itself.
“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”
And you pretty much know where it goes from Continue reading