A Death in Reflection

The final installment of my reflections on the life and death of John Barnes, my grandfather. I had driven down that road dozens of times.  And I had parked in that driveway just as often.  Every [...]

A Sabbath Still Remains…

Third in my reflections on the life of my Grandfather, John Barnes. In my last post, I recounted John’s work ethic – that as a young husband and father he frequently worked up to 20 hours per [...]

A Man of the Land

John Barnes died on Sunday, March 20 at 2:30 am, Central Time.  He died on a hospice bed in the living room of the house he’d occupied for nearly 20 years, surrounded by his wife and two of his [...]