Every day in April.

Friend Rae has issued a challenge to write every day in April. I have accepted the challenge, and commit to fill the pages of this new journal with all-new material on the theme of vision, working just a little bit each day. I can’t wait. The practice will be good. I need to stay sharp. […]

Early spring

All February we’ve been eying this sunshine warily– you’re lovely, we all stipulate, but what does this undeserved balminess portend? We’ve suffered through no serious winter: just enjoyed our oranges and lemons on perfect Saturday afternoons, in backyards and on patios since late January, Tasting uneasiness in the sour of our citrus: there hasn’t been […]


The theme song to “Gumby” that accompanied the closing credits always made me cry when I was little. . . . He can walk into any book with his pony pal, Pokey, too. If you’ve got a heart, then Gumby’s a part of you. I can’t tell you anything that happens in a single episode […]


I’ve been overdue for a new blog post for awhile now. I was going to write about my excitement about the fact that I’ve begun submitting my writing for publication, at last, but that will have to be a post for another day. I’ve got something a little more pressing to talk about now. Someone […]