“Crazy Rich Asians” is a thoroughly enjoyable romantic comedy with some serious overtones regarding values, family, tradition, and the importance of believing in yourself. I loved it.
The Keeper A slow and steady flame, Does burn inside this heart, Though with it knowledge came, To rip my soul apart. Of the garden fruit, I ate, And it hath digested me, I wondered out the gate, Eager to be free. But the world I […]
“It is always night, or we wouldn’t need light.” Thelonious Monk Some twenty-six years ago, I began writing down, collecting, quotes in a journal. One of the first entries is “There is a woman at the beginning of all great things.” ~Alphonse Lamartine. I think I found that […]
I’ve been depressed for a while. What month is it? Midway through March? Yes, a while. I couldn’t figure out why. I slipped into a funk sometime after the holidays. I couldn’t put my finger on what’s been at the root of bumming me out so much. […]
I’ll tell you what optimism is, in a world where a fake issue of a real newspaper was distributed by activists, and went viral, and where the media got it wrong again, because they didn’t check the facts, or get the complete story, before they ran with it, […]
I’m going to begin this post with an excerpt from a writing of Joan Didion. I’m telling you this only so that you’ll know that isn’t to be the entirety of this post. “Some years passed, but I still did not lose the sense of wonder about New […]
I’m hoping to get to writing a post in the next couple of days. For now, here’s another of my favorite Elton John songs. TS
Some of my favorite fall foliage pictures from years gone by.
I need to believe in the world, in every good, great, beautiful, peaceful, loving, amazing, part of the world. In kindness, in dignity, honor, self-respect, respect for others, in what is decent, in manners, in grace, in hope, in trust. I need to believe in summer days, […]
I pulled these quotes from other authors from facebook. From Author Elizabeth Gilbert…. “BITTERNESS Dear Ones – I’ve always loved this quote, from WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WOLVES, by Clarissa Pinkola Estés. There is such deep truth in this statement — that all of us will have […]
Each moment that I live and breathe, I believe, Yes, I believe, In caterpillars and butterflies, In thunderstorms and clear blue skies, I believe in angels strong, who guard me when the night grows long And I believe in a love divine that lingers in this heart of […]