Monthly Archives: November 2016

Upon putting on my glasses

A few mornings ago,  I put on cheaters—eye glasses—to have a better look at the ingredient list of a face lotion I was about to use. Satisfied with the fact that nothing too toxic was on the list, I was about to take off the cheaters when I looked down at the floor beneath my…
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What do we do now? May I suggest….

In the light of a new day with a new reality in the country I love, I and others are waking up with this question on our minds: What do we do now? Remember: We are still the  masters of our thoughts, actions and reactions. So, in these confusing times, may I suggest some things…
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Let your light shine anyway

I do not usually state anything political in my posts, and today will be no different. What I will state, however, is my feelings of grief are almost (almost, but not totally) overwhelming right now. I grieve because somehow, a person who is the epitome of negativity, greed, misogyny, racism, and predatory behavior is our…
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“I’m still me!” Story of Laurie, part 1.

I kept meeting Laurie's mom Jean at monthly guest speaking gigs at a local church. After each service, she'd hug me and say, "We must schedule an aura portrait for Laurie at her nursing home in Everett." Finally, we made the date, and carpooled an hour away to the nursing care facility. Entering  the facility,…
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