My Heart Had Heart Surgery Today.

So, I sat today while my heart of hearts had her heart worked on. There’s no sense of being old(er) like awaiting news on your partner, lover, friend, wife…life. I walked the halls of the hospital and got a coffee. I sat on an outside roof area and looked into the valley of the cityContinue reading “My Heart Had Heart Surgery Today.”

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together” – African proverb

As 2021 comes to an end, I’m very excited to welcome yet another new year. You’d think, having done this some 60-plus times before, it would begin to look a little same-same. Thankfully, with each new year we all get a chance to start fresh… the beginning of new promises, resolutions, and life decisions. ItContinue reading ““If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together” – African proverb”

“The wrong shall fail, the right prevail.” That’s where my money is…

So, this is the Holidays, 2021… And we are approaching the end of another year… A year where supporters of a losing candidate took over the U.S. Capitol, Asian-Americans were given new reason to fear for their lives, COVID-19 killed Americans faster than before there were free, life-preserving vaccinations, and while a new President promisedContinue reading ““The wrong shall fail, the right prevail.” That’s where my money is…”

“I like to think of it as a verb…”

thanksgiving (noun) thanks·​giv·​ing | \ thaŋ(k)s-ˈgi-viŋ  also ˈthaŋ(k)s-ˌgi- \ ng 1) A public acknowledgment or celebration of divine goodness 2) The act of giving thanks 3) A prayer expressing gratitude According to The History Channel, Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday that commemorates how in 1621, the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as oneContinue reading ““I like to think of it as a verb…””

Are you the bud or the thorn?

When “She Who Must Be Obeyed” and I first “took to housekeeping,” as it was said where I come from, our first home was a small brick ranch. You know it. You may have lived in one yourself. But, even if you have not, you have certainly been in one. Just in case, let meContinue reading “Are you the bud or the thorn?”

A House Divided and Full of Fools

In 1858, in what is now known as his “House Divided” speech, Abraham Lincoln uttered the words, “A house divided against itself, cannot stand,” and in that instance, delivered one of the most important addresses in U.S. history. The speech marked his entrance into national politics at a time when the nation was profoundly at oddsContinue reading “A House Divided and Full of Fools”