A good man and the last of that generation

September 29, 2022
I called him Uncle Frank, but he wasn't actually my uncle. Although he WAS married to my favorite aunt. SHE was only related because she had been married to my...

Out of the darkness, into the light

August 10, 2022
I've spent too much of today thinking about someone who can't find their way out of the darkness. Their darkness. Oh, not really depression, although it may very well...

On this day, 50 years ago

July 15, 2022
It wasn't unusual 50 years ago to see this Oldsmobile Cutlass on the road. What is an Oldsmobile, you ask? It was a division of General Motors and its last car came...

Leaving this world of ours too soon, but with so much grace

July 11, 2022
The first line of her last post read The final day. My friend had been diagnosed just over a month earlier with a fast-moving terminal cancer and now, she was...

Karma’s in charge

June 15, 2022
It's been my experience that intent is everything and what goes around, comes around. It may take a while., But in the end, karma is in charge. Karma's not...

The past is past – what can we do about it?

May 24, 2022
The past is the past. We can't do anything about it--except learn from it and do better now. There are things about my past that I miss very much and then there...

Buddhist detachment and letting go can help with loss. If y...

March 15, 2022
The pain of missing someone who has transitioned can be almost unbearable. And, if I were honest: the pain of missing someone we love when they are no longer in our...

Why we need a new 10 commandments

March 9, 2022
Victoria Cayce was a talented writer, a deep thinker and a truly spiritual person. As Facebook friends, we had several deep and meaningful Messenger conversations....

The art of living–and dying–well

November 23, 2021
My friend's mom died the other day. She told her family she was ready, that she was looking forward to what’s next. She ate pizza with them. My friend tucked...

Let nature teach us how to live

November 22, 2021
Stare at the pounding surf for any length of time and the enduring, relentless rhythm of nature becomes clear. It's hard to feel anything but insignificant standing...

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