ย  ย  “I came to America in 1914, by way of Philadelphia. That’s where I got off the boat. And then I came to Baltimore. It was the most beautiful place you ever seen in your life. There were lights… Read More ›


An original combination of words rings a bell that can never be unheard. Though often unrecognized as such until repeated, for what in this world hasn’t been said? ~ย  Teri Skultety

My Roots.

My roots were deeper than the roots of any other tree My roots were deeper than the roots that anyone could see My roots were deeper than the roots and I waited patiently For him to come and sit with… Read More ›

Quoting Carl Jung

“We are born at a given moment, in a given place, and like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and the Season, in which we are born.” ~ Carl Jung

The Bare Minimum

“People can get a cheeseburger anywhere, okay? But they come to Chotchkie’s for the atmosphere and the attitude. Okay? That’s what flair’s about. It’s about fun.” “Yeah. Okay. So more then, yeah?”ย  ~ Office Space

“The last temptation is the greatest treason: To do the right deed for the wrong reason.” ~ T.S. Eliot, Murder in the Cathedral


It bled out, it folded,it fellthey clamored over the wreckageto where it was at the edge of the wellfrom where he’d been drawing from her waterfor longer than anyone knewtheir laughter an echo behind herthey laughed the way school girls… Read More ›