From being in love with the romantic notion to accepting the complexity of Love, I’ve embraced the sometimes joyful, sometimes painful journey of Love.
Looks like I live my life backwards. Instead of exploring in my teens and twenties before settling down, I started exploring after having settled, in my forties and into my sixties. Funny thing is, all of us five siblings settled down with a high school sweetheart in our teens. What did our parents feed us? The fact that it takes two? A sort of co-dependency? An idea that identity (the sense of self) is not individual? That growing up has to be shared? That my name could not be uttered without… Read more Death of a Twosome →
My story SHEEP is being published in the anthology 100 VOICES, volume II Here is a link to the site: Centum Publishing Discount Code is 100V2V48 The anthology is offered in Hard Cover (500) and in Paperback but won’t be available until January 15, 2017 Here is a link to my story: SHEEP
What is safety? The dictionary tells us this: the condition of being safe from undergoing or causing hurt, injury, or loss Naturally, we all want to be safe, feel safe, and act safe. Whether we attribute this desire to human nature as such or to cultured behavior. My question is this: What do we do to feel safe ourselves and what do we do to have other people feel safe, such as loved ones, friends, communities, peers, colleagues, etc.? I can only answer this as to how I feel: The… Read more Safety is a Bad Word →
THE concept of mystic strings has been with me for a while. String, strand, cord, rope, twine, and twist are expressing the idea of individual threads being roped or twisted… Read more Mystic Strings →
Sitting by the window, her gaze through the glass, landing among the sheep in the meadow, she says, “I wish I could be down there among the sheep. Don’t they… Read more SHEEP →
“To live an extraordinary life takes money,” he tells me. I’m stunned. He and I have immigrated to another country, where we have brought up three children, spoken another language,… Read more An Extraordinary Life →