And Now a Look at the Dao

Last night as I dozed off it occurred to me that I was laboring on the wrong blog subject. It’s been a long time since I’ve posted one and it has been a hell of…

The Lies Have It, I Imagine

Today is a wintry mix kind of day, and the kids are hoping to see the school closing banner on the idiot box, but it’s not going to happen. I keep telling them the temperature…

Our True Depths

Yesterday I drove down a country road, the twists, turns, and all the unexpected things. Beyond those, or perhaps because of them, the entire drive had a concrete feel about it. At first, I simply…

Paradoxes

Today is a day of paradoxes. My little angels are devils today. This day is supposed to be a calm, relaxing day, a few flurries flying about, outside but … It didn’t snow yesterday, it…

Like Eating Grass

I thought everyone with kids knew what the word nummy meant. I was wrong. During my time working in a self-contained special-needs schoolroom, I learned how wrong I’d been. More than one of the kids…

The Real Reason I Write

Do you know what I love about writing? Let me explain it to you. During the process of writing, I’m in charge of what hits the paper. I control everything. It’s a like playing God….

Am I Successful

Have you ever had a week where nothing at all went wrong? I’ve had them. This was not one of them. I don’t want to enumerate. It would be depressing for me, maybe you. Let…