Would you benefit from the gift of infinite patience, of space to be what you decide to be, a place … More...
Ever feel like the you people see isn't the you that you are inside? Me, too. All the time. Talking with my great friend and everything-mentor, Jean Hamilton-Fford yesterday. Again, the subject of my calmness came up (what calmness? I'm a ball of … [Read more]
Smell of wax strikes nostrils first, before eyes even register pointed color. Red hogs the eye, fills all the pupil space: Pay attention! Fill me with lipstick kisses! Then yellow, shining cheery, tries to wither the green. Could put my … [Read more]
Yep. It's OK to be non-Star Wars (I'm even married to one). Science fiction (sf) and fantasy fans do take their fandom quite seriously; I've been reading sf since I was ten years old, and I started watching the original Star Trek series when it … [Read more]
Imagine yourself, ten thousand years ago, looking up at the stars on the longest, coldest night of the year, with only faith in nature's cycles to give you comfort that the sun would return along with warmth of spring. The gates between the physical … [Read more]
When the pale blue Norther finally pushes the heavy, wet air back to the Gulf from whence it came in April, we know relief, and open windows. Ah, real air, not metal-smelled, but clean-scented soul conditioning. Our pale green leaves turn … [Read more]