Further realization

I’m still reeling a bit over my realization about the word realize. When you finalize something, you make it final. It wasn’t final to you before, that is to say, it wasn’t what you understood to be complete. When you realize something, you make it real. It wasn’t real before, that is to say, itContinue reading “Further realization”


Today is full of promise first thing in the morning and full of regret or satisfaction at sunset. Tomorrow is a wish and Yesterday a vague memory, but Today is where the energy resides. Today you can act – Yesterday you either did or didn’t, and Tomorrow you might, but Today you can. Even better:Continue reading “Realization”


Are you there, Muse? It’s me, Warren. I straggled out of bed before light to see if we could have a chat. They say showing up is half the battle, but I think it’s more like three quarters, because I know for a fact that you’re not going to show up unless I do. SoContinue reading “Invocation”

How to be safe and free at the same time

You have been told to stay safe. You have pushed back because you value freedom more. I am here to suggest that safe AND free is an option. You are free to take what steps you deem appropriate to be as safe as possible. Educate yourself and take the necessary steps. The choice is yours.Continue reading “How to be safe and free at the same time”

Autumn sunshine and the promise of snow

The sun is back today. Yesterday was Gray close your eyes and rest in the gloom, and today is slowly building into Look at all the glory come and run in the light — although now the green is starting to fade to yellow and red in anticipation of future brown. On days like today,Continue reading “Autumn sunshine and the promise of snow”

A dog’s life

Dejah Thoris, Princess of Mars, stirs in her sleep, curled in a chair, her flag of a tail brushing her nose. Does she dream of running miles and miles, making friends with everyone she meets and eating everything that moves? Is she sad because she spends so much time in a house full of comfortableContinue reading “A dog’s life”

Choose gratitude

Oh, it’s so so easy, these days especially, to be caught up in alarm and anger and fear and blame and woe. Another choice is always available. I wrote in my journal last night about my worries and concerns, expecting to transcribe them into today’s blog post, but I couldn’t get to sleep, so IContinue reading “Choose gratitude”

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