The Treasure

When did something made to serve Become the thief of time? The tools we said would lead to ease Have failed to give us the life sublime. Looking back, the pattern is there We focus more on look, don’t miss And of the living moment we are unaware. Before the bytes and megas and gigsContinue reading “The Treasure”

Pandemic life, racism, uncertainty, and peace

I have deliberated for a brief period regarding what, if anything, I should write. My last entry came before our society was faced in earnest with a global pandemic, a new invisible enemy. We also have been grappling with an old invisible enemy, one that is even more difficult to fight than a virus- racism.Continue reading “Pandemic life, racism, uncertainty, and peace”

The Primal Call of Fire

I can’t remember ever fearing fire. I am drawn to it. I know how destructive it can be, and how deadly it can be. For these reasons I respect fire. During this time of quarantine and social distancing, I have kept the television off. I get news reports and happenings via the internet, but mostContinue reading “The Primal Call of Fire”

Life In Phases

Life has a way of handing over some focus even if you aren’t asking for any. I wouldn’t have guessed when I turned 49 that I would be living through a pandemic on orders to stay home and keep two meters away from others, but here I am. Seeing people I know fall victim toContinue reading “Life In Phases”