Author Archives: Hiram

About Hiram

Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world's great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of the rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs. Norman Maclean, A River Runs Through It and Other Stories

We are willing to help, Lord, but what, if anything, is needed?

Each one of us here today will at one time in our lives look upon a loved one who is in need and ask the same question: We are willing to help, Lord, but what, if anything, is needed? For … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Crossing Borders

Driving across the West Texas Plains is nothing new to me. I have spent much of my adult life driving from New Mexico across the border to cities in West Texas but this return trip to New Mexico felt more like … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Memories in Things

Freedom, ultimate freedom. Continue reading

Posted in Fatherhood, The Journey, This is living! | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A Time and Place

Santa Fe is a great place to relax and take a break from the world. It’s timeless. Today I showed my kids the oldest church, built in the 1600s with pieces imported to Santa Fe over the Camino Real from … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Farewell to Leo

We start a day with sadness of heart Knowing that today we will part With a beast that will live on in legend Leopold came into our lives in bad shape With ticks and fleas, scratching him as he rested … Continue reading

Posted in The Journey | Leave a comment

How teachers make a difference.

via On Influential Teachers and the Ever-Influential Richard Cory

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What we leave behind.

I am often reminded of the wake of our lives and how our actions impact others. I have this bad habit of replaying whole conversations, or sometimes days in my head after the fact to think about how that conversation … Continue reading

Posted in Fatherhood, The Journey, This is living! | 1 Comment