Home-A Poem in Three Parts

Beginning Years and miles evaporate like the morning's ocean fog where the strong, bright gleam of friendship holds true. Holds true like trees that have weathered decades of sun as we weathered our own wearying waves of life, lapping at the edge of our friendship, threatening to erode the years of tears and laughter, the breaking [...]

Nouns-Some Thoughts on People, Places & Things

“…you are a letter of Christ, cared for by us, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts.”     II Corinthians 3:3 Last week I traveled to Southern California, the land where I grew up and lived until I [...]

For Friends Too Many to Name

Years and miles evaporate like the season's new-birthed fog, leaving the strong, bright gleam of friendship lighthouse true. Holding true like the trees weathered through decades of sun as we weathered our own wearying waves of life, lapping at the edge of our friendship, threatening to erode the years of tears and laughter, the space and [...]

Why Self-Care Needs a Dose of Fun

Moi, five (?) years old. Redondo Beach, Ca. My netbook is propped on my lap as I type these words, the summer sounds of Southern California floating through my sister's living room windows.  The cool breezes, the rush of cars on the street, the sounds of new-to-me birds remind me I am Somewhere Else. Somewhere [...]