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Reflections and (in?) a bit of digital art …

Reflections and (in?) a bit of digital art …

Our personal awareness of change varies. Some of us refuse to even acknowledge that things DO change. Others are terrified by anything changing, and fight it tooth and nail. Most of us lie somewhere between those extremes. But deny it or fear it all you want … change is inevitable. ... Read More

You

I looked in a mirror, and what did I see? A weary old stranger. “Who are you, you’re not me?!” I looked once again, expecting to find, The me I remember; the me in my mind. The reflection just stared back, tired and worn, A face shaped by sorrow, sad ... Read More

Even on the darkest day, the sun still rises

Today, when my dog woke me for her morning walk, it was dark. The sun had not yet risen, and the clouds were heavy. But the darkness also emanated from within; a shadow on my very spirit. Yesterday was 11/8/2016, Election Day in the US. It was the culmination of ... Read More

The first step

I am often at war with MYSELF. I will do something MYSELF does not like (which might piss ME off as well), and I will prance around all proud, meanwhile ME and MYSELF are wondering, “What the hell did I do that for?” This invariably ends up with an argument, and all three ... Read More

Do NOT read this post!

Life is meaningless. This is not a cry for help. Nor an exhortation of pathos or extreme depression. It is an epiphany. I have understood this academically for most of my life. But recently … and I am not sure why … it could be something I ate … recently ... Read More

Now let me get this straight …

A list of Federally recognized holidays: New Year’s Day: we celebrate a random day in the middle of winter that doesn’t actually start anything except an arbitrary calendar by partying hard and having mega sales. Martin Luther King Jr Day: we honor a wise and good man by pretending racism is gone and having mega ... Read More

I have a few questions …

Why is it not acceptable to blame easy access to guns for gun violence, but it IS acceptable to blame women for the rape of women? Why is it frequently the same people having those conflicting thoughts? Why do (again often the same) people find blaming lack of prayer in schools ... Read More

What stealing pens while eating a salad taught me …

I have recently been dealing with what I consider the flip side of writer’s block. Basically instead of a lack of ideas to write about, I have a surplus. There are so many that they are bleeding together, and I am actually having a difficult time separating the thoughts enough to put them into words. ... Read More

Both … neither … everything in-between

I am writing a book. This is not news to some, an interesting fact to others, a meaningless mess of images to some others … and many other things to still many other people. Actually, I am writing several books, but THIS book … this book is special. It is ... Read More