Scatter Light

Summer brings many surprises. Last night, my friend’s 4-year old son was outside under the dark of the…

The Gathering and The Safety of the Burrito

I woke to a dream where I was on the street in twilight. With my little child.   A…

On inspiration’s expiration’s inspiration.

  I recently read a piece from Maya Angelou: she said that although she had a large house,…

The Lost Mariners and Almost Missing Maui

This morning I heard the most amazing story. There was a cruise ship – and a Greek captain…

Watch me reading The Hospital Bed.

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Gleaming gone.

When my son was very, very small, there was a book we used to read to him. This…

“Everything is pretty”.

Once someone came to my dinner table and pronounced “everything is pretty”. I suppose that they might have…

Singers at Siesta

It was on the first day at the park when we saw him playing the guitar, sitting between…

Chaos, Kindness & The Flood of Garlic.

To write this, I wrote it five times — and then a sixth.  It was still a mess.…

On the Sixteenth.

We wanted to see Picasso’s Guernica one more time so we headed out early, after breakfast, to the…

I am not afraid of Hell.

If the worst thing we can be is to not be ourselves; If our greatest sin is despair……

Fishing & The Hospital Bed

Yesterday they brought a hospital bed into my father’s house Of course, in the past few weeks he…

Spam & Pomegranates

Today I take off on a flight of fancy. So…. Spam, you know, is more than just unwanted…

The Way of the Pencil

Next to my grandparents’ telephone was a little silver can of little sharp pencils. Very little pencils. As…

Parking-Propelled Panoply Perfection

But ah, the exuberance of teenagers. Where I live, when there is a football game, the whole town…

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