||To be free of desire, they say, is to be free. (12/20/2007)
the Editor of The Sun
||Feelings that go beyond words (11/10/2007)
Visit with the Director of Lawrence Radiation Lab
||An "advice call" that was way out of my depth.
in my Chair
||A poem. What else can I say? (10/8/2007)
that First Kiss
||. . . and other delights of age.
Down the Path, Seeking . . . What?
||Can a biological machine have free will? (7/16/2007)
||A multi-media exploration of multi-media (7/4/2007)
to the Clouds
||Dreams sometimes reveal us to ourselves. (5/19/2007)
||When "one thing leads to another" goes too
Old, Old, he said
||Learning the art of making acquaintances. (5/15/2007)
||Sometimes I think I'll never outgrow the classroom.
||It's called "Face-Blindness" and I have the next thing to
Being Fully Alive
||Diane Ackerman continues to inspire me. (7/3/2006)
||A memoir about an incident that still intrigues me. (6/15/2006)
||Someone I met a long time ago, but never forgot. (8/10/
I Should Die before I Wake . . .
||A bedtime prayer my mother taught me, that I've learned all over
again. (6/30/ 2005)
||The story of my life can be told in music. (6/9/ 2005)
or Flight or . . . What?
||I've learned something about myself that I'm not comfortable with,
but . . . (4/26/2005)
||A memoir of an early experience that gave me a better sense of
II and III
||Sentimental journeys, there and back, at 30,000 feet. (composed
2001, posted 4/16/2005)
Sun on Me in the Morning
||There are some important things in my life, and this is one.
||Those little dreams and bits of dreams influence us all our lives (1/20/2005)
||What do I really Want from Life? (1/28/2005)
||The mind is a mysterious thing. (2/8/2003)
Had a Brother, Once
||Blood doesn't always define relationships. (12/2/2004)
||Sometimes, it feels right to just let go. (3/11/1995)
||All is impermanent, as The Buddha says. (10/22/2004)
Cost of Health Care
||The cost/benefit dilemma that will continue to grow.
Music Ain't What it Used to Be
||Sometimes it moves me, but the old show tunes stay in my head. (7/2/2004)
||My life seems full of mysteries--or is it just one?
||Somethin' in the way she moves me . . . (4/9/2004)
||Humans are a rational species, but . . . (3/3/2004)
||Nostalgia for a more innocent age. (12/28/2003)
||The sculptor's gift from the gods. (12/28/2003)
Opportunity to Feel
||Reading can't replace experience, but sometimes, when it's all I've
got, . . . (12/28/2003)
the River and Through the Woods . . .
||Christmas will never be the way it was. (12/24/2003)
||The swing toward darkness portends bigger things for me.
||Musing on all the "stuff" I accumulate.
||Rethinking some old habits (3/28/2003)
||My home town is in my head, and is keeping me
from seeing what is. (3/14/2003)
||When I want something more.
||"From out of the past . . ."
||or--"What is True?" Some thoughts
about television and me (10/25/2002)
||Old memories never die, they just fade away
||I didn't think I needed them anymore, until . . .
||What's so special about those soft moments of
the day? (written 7/6/ 2001, revised 6/ 14/ 2002)
||I can still hear the soft pop and then the hollow hiss of the streetlamp
coming on in front of my grandmother’s house. . .
||A family gathering reminded me of my
Shadow, For Better or Worse
||No, not that dark spot on the sidewalk--the
one inside me. (1/3/2002)
Power of Eyes
||I guess I ain't dead yet--or safe from my own
Irony of Being a Vegetarian
||Sometimes two related values don't work very
well together. (12/7/2001)
||After attending a concert in Toledo
Mouse in the Basement
||They keep appearing, and I keep thinking
about them--and about me. (10/18/2001)
||The losses—and regrets—of aging. (8/19/2001)
||The question, "Who Am I?" keeps
coming up. (4/12/2001)
You Love God?"
||Important Questions — and Fear. (3/22/2001)
||Maybe it's just the time of year (3/1/2001)
||Urges to create seem to find their ways home (1/15/2001)
to Cats and Dogs
||I'm intrigued by the difference (10/4/2000)
as a Bird
||It wasn't written recently, but I just rediscovered it,
and it still has an impact on me. (3/31/2000)
||Some thoughts about realities. (11/4/99)
|Alice at 21
||I came across an old photo of my mother. (10/27/99)
|Cookies and Milk
||At a sleepless 2:00 A.M., I was reading and was reminded of
something from about 66 years ago. Read it, and maybe do some remembering
of your own. (1/22/99)
|There are a lot of animals in the mountains
||and I wrote about a few, and about a special kind of
caretaker . . . Click here to read about them (with photos). (2/1/99)