inside matters

inside matters

From the book a slow and sudden God: 40 years of wonder. the paper protected the present.it also presented the giftas something it wasn’t.colors, images.a cover, a mask. though lovely and friendly,the imagery lies about reality.paper, protecting and promotinga...
Giving Thanks to People in My Life

Giving Thanks to People in My Life

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. Please pick up a copy of the book where today’s blog is from. Underwater: When Encephalitis, Brain Injury and Epilepsy Change Everything  I think of the one in twenty-six people in the United States who have epilepsy at some...
60?

60?

I remember when the age of 60 sounded old. It doesn’t any more. As of today I’m included in that number.To some, that might label me as elderly. That’s okay. Whatever the perception, I see this birthday as another invitation, another reflection, another motivation.For...
the miles and the hours

the miles and the hours

April is #NationalPoetryMonth. Here is one is the poems from my new book, “embracing now.” Also, subscribe to the YouTube Poetry Network and watch the video of today’s poem.                       the miles and the...
Goodbye Pops

Goodbye Pops

Saturday morning, March 14, 2020, my schedule changed. And my life changed. I didn’t sleep well Friday night, thinking about three upcoming trips. Early Saturday morning I canceled those trips, and felt sadness. I would miss seeing people. I would miss telling...