Category Archives: Life

No Regrets

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But you have to have it! Um…no, really, no

Please be prepared, this might come off slightly in the realm of rant. Some of my friends and I, as well as several of my family members and I have been having an ongoing conversation about the acquirement of “stuff” since … Continue reading

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The Oscars and Book Covers

At Starbuck’s this morning, the patron in front of me in line, the two baristas behind the counter, and myself were all discussing the Oscars. None of us had actually watched the awards, though most of us had checked online … Continue reading

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Killing Words

The following is a short essay in the form of a story based on my travels. All the places mentioned here are place I have been. Everything, except the conversation, are taken from things that happened in life. I found … Continue reading

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Traveling like Rey

Have you ever noticed how light some of fantasy characters travel? How little some of them exist on? It’s amazing. I was watching Star Wars: The Force Awakens recently, like many other people on planet Earth and was struck by … Continue reading

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You’ll only know…

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Climbing Walls

__________ Photo Credit: Ciara Darren Location: Osaka Castle, Osaka, Japan

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If You Give a Person a Special Person, they’re probably going to need…

So, after Valentine’s Day…. I’ve been on the advise-offering end of relationship conversations for years, I think, because I can listen very well, for hours, especially if I’m sipping vodka. That, and I keep a leprechaun in my basement, making … Continue reading

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Breath of Fire

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Dancing With Our Fear

When I was a young, my father played this song on the boombox called “Live Like You Were Dying”. I didn’t get. I didn’t want to live thinking about death. I was already scared enough about hell. I’d listened to … Continue reading

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