Month: May 2020

What’s Going On?

I am immediately reminded of our shared humanity when I look at the faces of the people listening to the poet Coleman Barks read a poem of Rumi’s on Bill Moyer’s website.  In my mind, they share a yearning for meaning and connection.  I… Continue Reading “What’s Going On?”

The (not so much) Great Getaway

The hills surrounding Santa Barbara rose to meet us as we headed North on the 101, our first escape from sheltering in place. To my surprise, the grasses on the hills are now golden, the deep emerald green just a memory, vanishing quickly once… Continue Reading “The (not so much) Great Getaway”

I Remember Mother’s Day

I went all out for Mother’s Day when I was a child.  I took it very seriously.  I had a ritual that I repeated for many years. On the Saturday before THE SUNDAY, I would ride my bike to an old vacant lot surrounded… Continue Reading “I Remember Mother’s Day”

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