Ode To Fridge – A Quarter Century Off-Grid
After 25 years of doing without, we finally plugged in a FRIDGE!!! Wow!
The Tone Police – Free Speech and the Weaponization of Nonviolent Communication
Are tone police the modern version of the thought police? Can people just speak their minds without self-censoring?
ANCESTRAL COMMUNICATION – Our Loved Ones Are Not Lost
Listen to our common speech: “I lost my mother this year.” Why do we so easily “lose” our friends and relatives? It is time to restore our practices of ancestral communication.
Seduced By Stone: The Moist Work of Grief
As someone who has been tasked in this world as an incurable wailer, I journey into the moist realms grief nearly everyday of my life. There is no way that I could avoid noticing how erotic a good grief-session can be. Take this poem for example---- Seduced By...
Praying Mantis appears with a message to use prayer to find truth within.
Fly Down Deep, My Kin
I was just getting on the highway, when I noticed a small furry patch, a critter dead in the road.
A Real Rosary: Step by Step
Did you know that rosaries get their name because they are traditionally made of, well....ROSES! Imagine that! And to think--most of us assumed that all rosaries are made of plastic beads. Today there are certain orders of nuns in the Catholic tradition who still...
The Hiss and Hush of Maybe
"Time is constantly running out, it seems. Seeking solutions leads to the discovery of new problems I cannot unknow. I miss the days of elementary school when it felt that just giving enough fucks was enough to move mountains, to feel that success was predetermined so...
My Grandmothers’ Name Is Rose
"These taste even better now than they did in the summer!" remarks my son Montana, as he licks a frozen popsicle on this clear January day. Indeed. In the dead of winter, our bodies are longing for scarce fresh vitamins and antioxidants, so these fruity...