God is good.


I've never been a religious person.  An English major, avid reader and prolific writer I refused to own a Bible.  This was my silent war against the frivolity of religion for years. I've come to realize the same truth that compelled my rebellion against religion is the same truth that feeds the fire of my …

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Living effectively: Spring cleaning


I've started spring cleaning and boy did my little home need it.  I chose two tiny apothecary chests for an optimum feeling of reward and accomplishment:  A sip of a martini for every little drawer emptied. 3 hours, 12 drawers and one martini later I was finished. 🙂 It occurred to me as I trashed …

The Cry


Have you ever joked to yourself that you must be getting old because the crap kids listen to nowadays is terrible?  That back in your day, music and movies were really good and it's all going downhill now?  Ever changed the channel around little kids and a certain rock or hip hop song came on? …

The needy don’t need you. Kony 2012 and other musings…


Worldwide, there are far more people suffering from poverty, war, and disease than not. We know the global balance of power sits with a select few. We know greed runs rampant and we know that a few dollars can help a poor starving child far, far away survive by the skins of their bootstraps. What …