1+1=3

Nothing about her can be forgotten Equally memorable is her name Elegant but unpretentious I’m just a moth to her flame The length of her arm A million miles long In time, she pulled in The embrace held me strong There is me, her and us All distinctive lives Independent yet shared Each keeps our … More 1+1=3

A Better Man

As Father’s Day is near, I am offering a few thoughts on adult males. Good men are not hard to find, they are everywhere. Good men hide in plain sight. Most men have good qualities, but that does not automatically bestow sainthood on them. Good men are not perfect, but they embrace their imperfections as … More A Better Man

Growing Younger

Mile marker number 64 is dead ahead for me. Maybe “dead” is not the best word to use.  Anyway, around and around in orbit we go.  On the occasion of birthdays, one may feel a bit philosophical. So, here are a few observations about the journey. The sun no longer seems surprised; him again. And … More Growing Younger

Giving a Dog a Chance

Every day you see videos or pictures of dozens of dogs, every one of them needing a loving home. Many are found, surrendered or rescued. There are broken bones, injuries, diseases, malnutrition and mistreatment. You can see the fear in their eyes and an emptiness that goes all the way to their soul. Every night … More Giving a Dog a Chance