Sometimes the only thing you can do is to keep moving forward. You let your body take over, you let your mind drop into autopilot, and you keep on truckin’. During these times, that’s sometimes all you can do. The stress of the politics, the pandemic, our social strife, and then our lives. On… Continue reading Keepin’ On
In recording my recent podcast about the nature of American freedom I naturally left out LOTS of things I wanted to say so I thought I’d follow it up with a blog. The thing about freedom, as I said in the podcast, is that it is a contract. Freedom with a capital ‘F’ is about… Continue reading Freedom Fries 2
In which I talk about the dark times we find ourselves in.
In which I offer my sincerest commencement wishes to all of the graduating seniors.
It seems the bitterest of ironies that things could be so bleak and stressful as spring is starting to return. With the sunshine and warm air drawing us out and tempting us to go for a drive, to go out with friends, and to remind ourselves that there’s life outside of our homes. That’s… Continue reading Darkest Days
We are in historic times. We hear that a lot, but truly, it has never been more true than now. We are in historic times. We live during a time where we have watched social, political, and ecological changes on massive scales and we are part of all of it. For good or ill, our… Continue reading The Great Change
In which I talk about loss and those souls we meet who raise a light for the rest of us to see by.
This is a first draft. Please judge it as such. Mom told me that shooting stars were just falling angels wasting wishes from heaven. She said - wish on that falling angel honey, and maybe it’s wish will become yours. I wasn’t sure I believed it but I did as she told me to and… Continue reading Shooting Stars – a story
When I lost mom I felt like I was falling. Falling and would never stop falling. There was only down. When my mom entered hospice it came with it a surreal feeling of deja vu. Wasn’t she already IN hospice care? You see, for several months mom’s health had been declining and in that she… Continue reading There Is Only Down
In which I talk about surviving the holidays.