• my sister Mary T

    October 29, 2012

    Hey, so today’s the day my sister Mary was born. Trouble from her first breath, she could sing like one of the seraphim, a heavenly honey-toned alto. Blessed with an ear for unusual harmonies, she played piano and guitar like any righteous 1960’s folk princess, and also looked the part with her long straight hair.… [ read more ]

  • what do you do?

    October 26, 2012

    What do you do when life looms large and leering before you? When a seemingly insurmountable mass of tasks, tests, and responsibilities is poised to sweep down upon you and knock you clean off your feet? Clouds muster in the sky above. You feel like you’re balancing on this large log in an icy foggy… [ read more ]

  • consensus

    October 11, 2012

    Consensus used to be a lot more manageable. There were informational gatekeepers, institutions, structural pathways that channeled the flow of ideas and told us what to think. But the world has zipped into a new era – the era of instant information. Ideas and opinions now ping-pong around the planet at 4G speeds heretofore unheard… [ read more ]