A New Destiny

A New Destiny      On Friday, January 20, 2017, the United States writes the first chapter in its new destiny – what should be the peaceful transition of National power, the swearing-in of a new president, Donald J. Trump.     With this inauguration, America ushers in a new destiny with a man who […]

‘The Way We Were’ – Then and/or Now

The Way We Were – Then or Now  We awake in the cave, our minds blurred by realities of living.  Moira goes deeper into the cave to bathe.  Somehow, we have ended up here above the land we now see through the opening of the only home Moira and I have ever known. We eat […]

Reality and Truth

  Reality and Truth – An Imagined Discourse in a Democracy – Socrates – You say ‘the world is not fair’. How is the world not fair? Citizen – There is inequality in so many facets of our lives. Socrates – Why do you think that is so? Citizen – Because the wealthy control our […]

There Must Be A Better Way

There Must Be A Better Way   “Hey, Man, this is great stuff! Wow! The sky’s amazing! Look at all the colors… Awesome, dude! What’s this stuff we’re doing?” A teenager named Beasley was speaking.   Another teenager named Freeman spoke, “It’s sensimilla, bonehead, and those colors are natural colors this time of day. It’s […]

From Italy With Love

From Italy With Love I thought it was all over! There were two problems. My single engine plane coughed, sputtered, and acted like it was out of gas – but the tank was filled just twenty minutes before at the air park in Genoa. The other problem was lack of control – without success, I […]

Love’s Reunion

Love’s Reunion A stranger in this Balkan city of Podgorica I felt the cool but comfortable night breeze on my body. My leather jacket and heavy trousers sheltered me nicely in my walk to the Pod Volat Restaurant. Wisps of my thirty-five year old ebony hair gently waved to the people passing. A quite lovely […]