I’ve come to the conclusion that after enjoying more than 55 years of professional writing, my two favorite punctuations are the period and a comma. The reason for this is simple. They both play into life’s decisions wherever we go and whatever we do. It’s as simple as that. Tied together with ‘freewill,’ one’s whole life’s decisions are based around these three components.
My first sign of spring’s approach came before Groundhog’s Day – on Jan. 27 – while walking across my yard from the house to the car. Somewhat distantly, I heard it: a birdsong.