Coronavirus Anti-Panic Post—To All the People Who Are Stockpiling Toilet Paper

beautiful pale woman with blue gray eyes wearing face mask and looking at you

We are living through a pandemic that occurs in the information age—an age that "boasts" more news outlets, more experts, and ultimately more opinions than probably any previous age. This means we have to deal not only with hordes of troublesome microorganisms but also with an infodemic—and the panic, anger, and discrimination that come with … Continue reading Coronavirus Anti-Panic Post—To All the People Who Are Stockpiling Toilet Paper

Letter Left on the Windowsill at Dawn

Painting of Tree of Life by Gary Soszynski

Life, be kind to me Give me ten years more Give me twenty Give me a masterpiece of words Give me a woman to teach me love Give me nights of passion And quiet breakfasts in bed Give me a thousand great books to read Give me bicycle rides through the countryside Give me work … Continue reading Letter Left on the Windowsill at Dawn

Musings Upon a Cherry Tree

The cherry tree in my garden is full of fruit. Bright red against a leafy backdrop, the cherries beckon to me.  I am fond of cherries. Not so much of the cherry flavor that they put in ice cream or drinks. But of the fruits themselves, which one does not easily find in stores -- … Continue reading Musings Upon a Cherry Tree