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Because We Are Living It


I’m less than halfway through “Bonhoeffer” by Eric Metaxas. I may have started reading this book a year ago or so! I don’t get to read at lunch as much as I used to when I lived in Arizona. These days, when I read this book I must confess and […]

Between Shows


The other night, I had just finished watching something or other and found myself between shows. The words floated then formed in my mind—my life is between shows. No way I want to go back; no idea what is ahead. I can’t count the times I was dead certain about […]

The Nightingale


I listened to a sweet big band sound that still makes my heart sing—The Nightingale Sang 
in Berkeley Square. I listened as though I was there in 1940. I wasn’t. When those who are supposed to love and protect you don’t, you fill the gap by loving something they loved instead. […]

Odds and Ends No. 43 (Part 2)


I’ve had the same server for over six years except for today. I couldn’t help notice that Fong sneezed a lot. (Not good for me and my not so immune system.) I noticed that I was the third customer of the day. Not surprised. I walked in soon after they […]

Odds and Ends No. 42


I’ve concluded without deep thinking or any intelligence applied, that my electronic world doesn’t differ very much from my real world. Better said, it occurred to me that they are parallel worlds subject to the same dysfunction of mine at any time. They are not exempt from my stupid choices […]

Commentary on Haiku 16.17


I got out early on purpose today. I had Moo Goo Gai Pan on the brain. And steamed rice. Simple chicken and vegetables seemed like a great idea. I ate slowly because I still had forty minutes before my next EMDR session. Well, sort of. These are sessions in between […]