Author Archives: Charles David Carpenter

An Attitude of Gratitude

I went to a funeral, yesterday. My aunt has moved on from this plane of existence, shuffled off this mortal coil, taken her final curtain call. Words were shared, memories passed on from one generation to the next. Some tears flowed, of course. Mostly, though, there was much rejoicing. You see, at 90, my aunt […]

Tidbit Tuesdays: Quickest way to a man’s heart…

With the holidays in full swing, I was reflecting on some of my favorite winter memories. Merriment, laughter, presents, song…and food! Oh, you can’t believe what food. Picture this: Mama Christina’s Sicilian spaghetti and meatballs, in a sauce so savory and thick that it virtually carried you to the Mediterranean itself. Auntie Sandy’s real country […]

Inspiration and Eggnog

I had a wonderful experience, last night. I was in a room full of brilliant, talented artists. It was an eventĀ filled with storytellers: actors, directors and writers. It was an invigorating, energizing experience. Now, in a room full of great storytellers, sometimes it is hard to get a word in edgewise, but you just have […]