Pine

Not everything yields to reason--nor should it. Read More...

Gifted

The fear of inappropriate gifts. Read More...

Winner

The key to winning. Read More...

Grace

Wearing one’s faith on one’s sleeve. Read More...

Dark places

It’s not all sweetness and light. Read More...

Life is…

Matters of perception and acceptance. Read More...

Being and appearing

Do appearances deceive or create? Read More...

A pair of…

Examining characterization in a series of books leads to epiphany about real people. Read More...

Sometimes a cigar…

Being offended on another’s behalf. Read More...

It's not what you think

And it’s not that complicated. Read More...

No time to stop

Remembering one of the great-grandmothers. Read More...

We all scream

...for ice cream! Read More...

Creepy crawlies

Spiders. It had to be spiders. Read More...

Part 4: All the world…

You can’t understand “coming out” until you knew what the person emerged to. Read More...

Part 3: Divas and Drama Queens

You can’t understand “coming out” until you knew what the person was in. Read More...

Part 2: Roles

You can’t understand “coming out” until you knew what the person was in. Read More...

Part 1: Backdrop

You can’t understand “coming out” until you knew what the person was in. Read More...

The Cult of the Helpless

What you don’t know can hurt you. Read More...

Weasel Words

The dangers of being overly specific. Read More...

Looking

Every now and then we should stop and look. Read More...

Books, books, and more books

My relationship with books. Read More...

Balanced?

The middle is not where you think it is. Read More...

…by the rules

Who said it was a contest? Read More...

Downhill

Being on the receiving end. Read More...

Finding Normal

Under the right conditions, we accept the most outlandish things. Read More...

Worlds of Wonder

Remembering the work of author, Andre Norton. Read More...

The ties that…

Reflections on trust and distrust. Read More...

Raging monkey

The sources of rage. Read More...

Dilation

Gravity, time, and not being a morning person. Read More...

When I see it

What is art? Read More...

Lightbulbs

What will become obsolete next? Read More...

With blinders

What we want is what we see. Read More...

Mr. Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm isn’t the same as passion. Read More...

On the road of life

Some things you must take for yourself. Read More...