This is how she tells me to check the mail
This is how we talk now
Colour Decision Making
Portrait painting colours
In Memoriam: June 1988 - July 2000. A poem about a special little canine friend.
Stress and Balance
A writing mom tries to learn how to do it all...
Dedication of "My Life in Little Stories"
Introduction to and dedication of my manuscript "My Life in Little Stories"
I am a postal historian living in England and specialise in the postal history of Australia during WWI. A particular facet that I am working on at the moment is ...
Alex as Artist
In Memoriam: September 1988 - August 2002. A sonnet about a special canine friend.
Sri Lanka's wild life.
My experience with the wild life of Sri Lanka.
Would You Give Your Life For the Ones You Love?
That was his last Facebook status.
My venture into vegetarianism and ultimately veganism
Three More Little Stories
Three little vignettes from my "My Life in Little Stories" saga
A Light in the Hell Hole
Sometimes you fall. You fall into a deep pit where the demons scratch at your flesh and the flames lick at your feet. The blood drips from you and you ...
My life is a submarine. Occasionally I float to the top to let people come on my adventures, and then I submerge into the vast sea to explore and lose ...
PÉREZ ART MUSEUM MIAMI
A Stunning Metamorphosis Reflecting the City’s Evolving Status as a Cultural Destination
Sometimes, ideals can be damaging, even dangerous
The state of the Best Actress race
Who will win?
What were your favorite old horror movies?
They just don't make horror movies like they used to.
Can the truth hurt more than the lie?
In response to “Lies Lies Lies...” How harsh is the truth that it could hurt worse than a lie?
Film Review: THE GREAT BEAUTY (La Grande Bellezza)
Italy’s Official Submission For Foreign Language Film At The 86th Academy Awards®. Acclaimed Italian director Paolo Sorrentino (The Consequences of Love, Il Divo), LA GRANDE BELLEZZA (The Great Beauty), is part homage to beauty, in all its forms, and part one man’s odyssey into assessing his self-worth.
Will the Deal with Iran Go Down?
Iran has come to the table after a decade of stonewalling on its nuclear ambitions.
Pride, Devotion and Submission
How can be someone characterized as a proud person? What are the used terms in our every day language to specify someone as a truly proud person? I would dare ...
Changing Career in Later Life
Becoming an ESL/TEFL Teacher
Mental Health: Complete Your Triangle
As I sat in a lecture hall at Luther College for a class called fitness and wellness, the professor defined wellness as the full integration of states of physical, mental ...
Parsing the Truth and Lying in General is ...
Not a good idea – to lie, it is not a good idea at all. There's too much of it from the kids at school to the highest levels of public office and all this lying takes a toll – a big toll.
Song Offering #7
from Rabindranath Tagore’s Gitanjali
Fish in the pond at the SRF Meditation Gardens at Encinitas
owed to Guruji’s “In the Land Beyond My Dreams”
Expat life in Turkey
Moving to Turkey was never going to be an easy decision to make, After all, I had a life in the UK, I had a job, family, friends, basically my ...
A Chat With My Child
Parents should always take the time to talk to their kids – even if the only word they will say is “daddy.”
Butterfly in the stomach
Butterfly in the stomach