Month: November 2013

Happy Turkey Day

“what she said…”Fat by JK Rowling...

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7 Hs in Him

It’s  hard to be humble when you live in the Milky Way, part of a universe commanded into being. “Because I said so,” God would say if you asked, using every parent’s fallback refrain.

It’s important to be humane as well as human in our place in the uneasy universe. … ...

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The Power of Intention

It’s 5:34 a.m. when we spontaneously awaken, aware of each other as the covers rustle with movement.

We’ve beaten the clock alarm. Again.

Our dear friend had a chemo therapy session – his 5th one, staring down the barrel of wellness to hit a bulls eye.… ...

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Boundaries and Space

The devil personified always seemed to be seated on my left side when she hissed fiery, false words directly at my face multiple times last year. I could almost feel her spite, er, her spit’s splash.

Each time my breath felt sucked from my chest…thank God, she wasn’t a vampire at my neck.… ...

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Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday

 

Today would have been my dad’s 83rd birthday. I think. It’s difficult to know one’s father’s age, when one doesn’t even acknowledge one’s own…

Yesterday would have been Larry’s mother’s birthday, a woman that I never got to meet. She died when he was 21.… ...

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It’s about Time

You know the holiday gift season is approaching when…your mailbox is stuffed with catalogues and the papers are filled with ads. Let me be the first to say: Merry Charge Card Season to you!

Yesterday’s papers – three are delivered before dawn to our door  – presented  glossy magazine tos showcase luxury goods.… ...

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Not once or twice

It’s said that lightning never strikes twice in the same place, but let this post be the amendment.

Eiffel Lightning

Lightning most definitely struck and someone recorded the event on film; lightning almost struck another time, when I lost my head and agreed to ride the cable car to the top of the Eiffel Tower.… ...

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by assignment, 200 self-revelatory words

Persistent

Ardent

Thoughtful

Risk-taking

Integrity-true

Content

Interested and interesting

Artful

 

Loving

Out-going

Understanding

Intelligent

Singer of harmony

Empathetic

 

Justice-seeking

Action-oriented

Colorful

Kind

Sense of humor aloud (allowed)

Organized

Notorious

Chocolate-loving

Objective

Loyal

Authentic

Nice

Determined

Original

What you see is what you get – there is no artifice.… ...

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