Posts By: Ken Rummer

Sightings

  Fireflies The light is for shining by Ken Rummer   Wild flowers are blooming on the embankment leading up to the trail. It’s an old railroad right of way that’s being encouraged to go natural, now sporting some prairie grasses and the blooms that show with them. This being our first summer here, I… Read more »

Sightings

Photo Credit: K. Rummer Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! A View From the Pew by Ken Rummer Sundays feel different, in retirement.* Without a sermon to deliver (Will I lose my notes? Will I lose my place? Will it make any sense at all?), without arrangements to arrange (Will the liturgist show up? Is the air conditioner working? Is there water… Read more »

Sightings

Waiting is hard Living the in between times By Ken Rummer It’s not like I’ve never waited before. I’ve waited for the cereal box-top prize to come in the mail. I’ve waited in the wings to go on stage. I’ve waited for summer vacation and for Christmas morning and for spaghetti water to boil. But… Read more »

Sightings

Retirement? Facing Retirement Wrestling With The Ghost of Samuel By Ken Rummer                             I’ve had trouble envisioning my life in retirement, and I suspect a ghost is involved, the ghost of Samuel. Years ago, when I told my parents about my decision to go… Read more »