The Sound of Kids Playing Together

With some schools open and everyone walking on edge trying to navigate these rough pandemic waters, it is such a joy to see children playing together again. Walking the tight rope between preventing transmission of COVID, preventing social isolation, stunted development of social skills and loneliness, schools are cautiously open, most with a hybrid between…

Facts of Life

Light and dark. Good and evil. Truth and lies. If sunrise, then sunset. Breathe in, breathe out. If birth, then death. Despite expectations about life, we fool ourselves if we believe in permanence. In nature, if something begins, eventually it ends. Just look at a picture of yourself as a 10-year-old to see how much…

IT’S HERE!

Hot off the press! Nothing beats the excitement of seeing UPS unload boxes of my new book Walk Away West! The driver was nice enough to congratulate me when I told him what was in the boxes. #newbestfriend. What joy it was to cut them open and feel the book in my hands. In these…

Another infectious disease

Trump Virus, caused by POTUS-Covfefe-45, is a highly contagious outbreak. Unleashed in 2016, this virulent, man-made malady affects a large part of the population, spanning a wide geographic area and social range. While the whole world is reeling from its impacts, the US is suffering its worst effects. Like many diseases, the pathogen was dormant…