There are, I believe, pivotal moments in every life. This idea is one that has been much explored in literature, philosophy, art. What a blessing it is, I think, to be gifted with self-awareness in such moments, to be able to feel the subtle shift in the energy of the universe. Of course, sometimes that… Continue reading A Subtle Shift in the Light
We barely broke eighty degrees here today. There are still some ninety-degree temperatures predicted into the middle of the month, but today Summer officially began to fade. It was windy the first part of the day, settling into a nice breeze this evening. The night air is noticeably cooler, Autumn is set to arrive. I've… Continue reading The New Book: Magdalene Aubergine
I've worked hard the last couple of years to get some books published, I'm thinking of them as there were "the first five," and now there is "the magnificent seven." I also have stories in three print anthologies, and I'm going to get those linked up with cover pictures, as well as having been published… Continue reading One November, I Published Two Books
During the fall months of 2008 and into 2009, reality slipped away from me. Amid the avalanche of dissipating solidity descending into complete confusion and chaos of thought, I threw more than twenty years of writing, of work, into a cauldron of flames. Most of it without ever looking at what it was that I… Continue reading Gold Mine, These Are the Words I Managed to Save
Maybe this is a Southern thing, having a pitcher of iced tea in the refrigerator at all times. What I do know is that I grew up with this and over the years many people have asked me how to make "Iced Tea." What this gets called is regional, apparently, I think the first… Continue reading Tea.
"I love music, any kind of music, any kind of music." That's not completely true, there are some things that get on my nerves or that I cannot bring myself to listen to and most of those things fall into the category of screamo. Growing up in a house where there was live music… Continue reading Sunday Morning Coming Down
Remember the "family vacation?" Not the high-end modern version so often portrayed on television and in films, luggage, and airplanes, but the old school, load everything in the car and drive-there family vacation? It was the ear of roadside rests, gas stations, fast food or the deluxe meal at a chain restaurant, sleeping… Continue reading Gypsy