Oh Oliver

Meet Oliver. He’s part panther, sleek and long. His previous life as a street scrounger taught him to pour on the charm when necessary, though often enough it slops out of the pitcher he keeps i...

I don’t want to remember

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer Give me ten minutes of  ‘I don’t remember.’ Sigh. The prompt, from “Old Friend from Far Away,” is one I’ve skipped for m...

Live what you say you believe

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer The predicament: Graduation from college required the successful completion of an internship program. My placement was at a mega-church (essentially a small ...

Soul thinking

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer I rented a car a few weeks ago, and it happened to be one I’d never heard of before–a Kia Soul. It served my purposes, reminded me of candy and ...

Through the eyes of another

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer To be honest, it isn’t the kind of place to which I would normally go. I typically avoid attractions billed as “top tourist”, in part becau...

Finding hope under wing

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer I’ve watched them before, the owls on the cam. Technology and a generous family have given me a view of something wondrous–great horned owls nes...

Drive-by hope

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer My husband calls it a drive-by. Morning hasn’t really arrived yet and the cat wants to be fed. Apparently the wiggle of my toes translated to The Rouse...