Brightly shining

The dark reveals the stars. Read More...

Upon the highest bough

A silly star reminds me of many not-silly things. Read More...

Like the ones I used to know

Unexpected treasures from the past. Read More...

The company they keep

It’s not rude to be wary of bullies. Read More...

Hard teacher

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.--Vernon Sanders Law Read More...

Taking the plunge

Sometimes you just need to leap. Read More...

Exercising

Stretching the metaphorical muscles. Read More...

Of success

One of my definitions. Read More...

The Age of Foolishness

We don’t have to be serious all the time. Read More...

Closing

Getting in the last word isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Read More...

The Epoch of Belief

Be sure you know what you’re putting faith into. Read More...

Fishin'

Some people are always fishing for something. Read More...

Trainwrecks

Sometimes we can’t look away. Read More...

How do you spell success?

Judge not... Read More...

Meanie value theorem

Don’t be deceived by apologists. Read More...

(Mis)understanding

Sometimes we really are in different worlds. Read More...

Sense of rumor

Guessing wrong is not the same as lying. Read More...

The fixer-upper

Partner or project? Read More...

Fluffy bunnies

Misconceptions about happiness. Read More...

For just a moment

Another reminder to stop and look at the beauty. Read More...

Be you

The closet isn’t just a lie, it’s a nested series of lies and poison. Read More...

Can you see me?

Denial is a powerful thing. Read More...

It's a guy thing

Masculinity has more than one definition. Read More...

Naming rights

Who’s identity is it, anyway? Read More...

Closer than brothers

Some disagreements hurt more, and longer, than others. Read More...

Less self, more…

Nobody’s doormat. Read More...

My idea of fun

Reading and writing doesn’t seem to do it for some people. Read More...

Stand in the place…

Standing our ground doesn’t have to be belligerent. Read More...

Evoking

Creativity isn’t what most people think. Read More...

Entitled

There’s no such thing as free. Read More...

Virtuous circle

The opposite of a vicious circle. Read More...

In perspective

So many connections... Read More...

If it ain't broke…

...and if it isn’t yours... Read More...

Whose decision?

A controversial topic. Read More...

Too close for…

Take a step back and look at the big picture. Read More...

In the pink

Reflections on what someone saw in an old piece of furniture. Read More...

Questions and answers

New answers include the old. Read More...

On the other hand, and the other…

Trying to find a win in a lose-lose situation. Read More...

Need a hug?

The subtleties of hugging. Read More...

Proven

“Not disproven” isn’t the same... Read More...

Relativity

There can be a wide gap between “must” and “ought.” Read More...