Look Pleasant Please

At some point during the past year, I built a mountain of all the printed film that I had been hoarding. No overnight visitors were expected so the gigantic pile …

The Dome

I am awake; I will spend my life taking this armor off. Pema Chodron Lots of talk about self care these days. Lots. And no doubt we need it. A …

Mule and Plow

We are just walking each other home. Ram Dass While living out the Era of Whippersnapper, I had a reoccurring dream starring mate D and my idealistic-self manning a roadside …

Dispatch Your Love

Words are things. Maya Angelou After a harrowing scramble through a large intersection for the proper site to pull over, I rolled down my window to address a blue package …

Small Town Celebrants

One kind thought, one kind word, one kind deed, one at a time, and the world will be transformed. Jean Maalouf We set out to commemorate our 42nd anniversary on …

Neighborly

An incomprehensible but potent tip came swiftly from my Mother after we delivered her tipsy neighbor back home.“Good fences make good neighbors,” she whispered. Much later I discovered the poetic …

The House

For we were young yet and full of fun yet and looking forward to days to comeIt’s not the first time or the last time; that forever we will have …

Potted Pink

The gardener digs in another time, without past or future, beginning or end…Here is the Amen beyond the prayer. Derek Jarman “I like the way the air is moving,” said …