It’s all waiting for you, all the stuff, all your plans and dreams — there they are, waiting patiently — they don’t mind if you do or if you don’t, they just wait — ready — waiting — What are you going to do? Here it is: The first day of the rest of yourContinue reading “The questions of 1,000 dreams”
“I can’t …” but of course you can. “We never …” but this time you might. “I’m not …” but you can become. Let go of the past and see the future.
It’s going to be all right. No one wakes up in the morning wanting to hate their neighbor. No one wants the world to go to hell in a hand basket. People want to believe the best of others — the worst of us depend on that instinct and get rich exploiting it. People (eventually)Continue reading “Better time’s a coming”
I gave my fedora to the moose on the top shelf, and he wears it jauntily, a stuffed Indiana Jones retired from the field and grateful for the respite. Dark forces are at large in the world today, weaving an undercurrent of despair and the death-fear, trying to make us lose hope and abandon faithContinue reading “Reclamation project in progress”
Summer walks in as I write in my journal and lets me stroke her head for a few moments before circling and laying at my feet. I asked her, “Should we have lived with you for a while before naming you, instead of picking a name and finding a dog to fit it? Is yourContinue reading “Ancient pack names”
Here I am, taking up pen and paper again after a long winter’s nap. The first part of the day, before I slept, felt like being in a haze, under water — but at the time it felt normal. Not until I woke up from the nap did I realize how clear my mind isContinue reading “Siesta”
“We can never know about the days to come, But we think about them anyway … So I’ll try and see into your eyes right now And stay right here, ’cause these are the good old days.” Carly Simon, “Anticipation” Carly Simon’s song about the difference between anticipation and reality comes to the wonderful conclusionContinue reading “These are the good old days”