The Dearest Nomination

Greetings and salutations, my fellow scholars. I have a special treat for you today. Please remain seated and enjoy this moment. I won’t take much of your time. I have been nominated, by a peer, for the esteemed Liebster Award. It is, without a question, a great honor. Now, you know me. I am not […]

So, Thanks

Hey. You. Thanks. Thank you for being there for me when things have gone wrong. Thanks for being there when everything was fine. Thank you for being a good Christian. Thank you for being a good Muslim. A good Orthodox Jew, a Catholic, a Buddhist, an Atheist, or just for being you. Thank you for […]

Whatever You Can Do, Begin It

On November 1st,  I was challenged to get involved in NaNoWriMo. I had never heard of such a thing. After a quick Google search I realized I was too late to be involved in NaNoWriMo this year, and that was that. Except it wasn’t. For those of you unfamiliar with the term – and I […]

Dragonfeed — A Light Circle

I have been impressed with so many things I have read from fellow bloggers since I started my interactions in this universe mid-summer. One of the most impressive and thoughtful writers I have encountered is M.P. Baecker. Her depth of thought and expressive mastery of language consistently leave me in awe. Here, she recounts her […]


My last entry, regarding my thoughts on the anniversary of the election of Donald Trump, brought on some interesting responses. As expected, I had the regular detractors on social media. Mostly, they are people I know quite personally, or have known most of my life. The usual suspects. They are the ones who, for one reason […]

Never Forget

“Poor man wanna be rich, rich man wanna be king. A king ain’t ever satisfied, ’til he rules everything.” ~Bruce Springsteen, Badlands It has been 365 days since America had to choose between the two worst presidential candidates in modern American history. It was one year ago today that the American people elected the second-worst of […]

With November Ahead

Happy November 1st, my friends. What an October it was. As we adjust our rear-view mirrors to get a quick, last look at all the wonderful costumes and harvest decorations, we set our sights forward on the cold days to come. There are only 61 days left in the year 2017. That ain’t a lot. […]