Save the Hen!

I know it's been a while, but I am back and need your help. Someone dear recently gave me this chocolate hen. Isn't it pretty? But there's a problem... I don't want to eat it!!! I want to preserve it if possible and put it in a quiet place - under a glass covering if … Continue reading Save the Hen!

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An (Extra)Ordinary Day

Painting of greenery and bridge by Rizna Munsif

You wake up, get out of bed, get dressed and do things you have to do. Noon comes and you do a few more things you have to do. Some things you do for yourself. Others you do for others. The afternoon creeps on you, and behind the afternoon sneaks evening. Night falls. You sleep … Continue reading An (Extra)Ordinary Day

Old Man

Sorrowing Old Man (At Eternity's Gate) by Van Gogh

For three years now my grandfather has been dying in a little room pill by pill diaper by diaper spoon by spoon. He cannot walk. He cannot talk. He cannot breathe. Who can tell his sadness? Who can tell his rage? With what effrontery do we hold him by the nose open his mouth and … Continue reading Old Man