Loving it forward–and every which way

February 15, 2014
Sometimes we forget how far we have traveled while we are looking ahead to the next steps. Good to lie down and remember what it took to get this far, all those karmic...

That Part Was True: book giveaway!

February 4, 2014
I love the way Deborah McKinlay writes.  She could write a laundry list and I'd read it.  Her first novel, The View From Here, was everything I love in a novel. It had...

The power of the past

January 21, 2014
    Detachment is a tool. It's not a life. We can only float away and witness our pain body for so long before we have to come back down into the temple and...

What the heart cares about

December 31, 2013
"You don’t measure love in time. You measure love in transformation. Sometimes the longest connections yield very little growth, while the briefest of encounters...

Today’s the day!

November 5, 2013
Today's the day. My essay about a very dear woman friend appears in this anthology that got released today. It's called 50 Ways I Love His Mother and I believe it's...

Breathless new documentary on JD Salinger fails to call a s...

September 29, 2013
A new documentary on author JD Salinger is out.  Shane Salerno worked on it for an entire decade and finally, it aired at the Telluride Film Festival not too long ago...

Nothing beats the Beats

August 2, 2013
I was just two years old when Poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti founded City Lights bookstore in North Beach section of San Francisco. It was 1953 and no one could have...

Love isn’t enough

May 20, 2013
Painting in Sonoma It doesn't matter how much two people love one another if they are developmentally incompatible, or if there is not a shared...

Grandma’s still doing Grandpa

April 2, 2013
Anne Lamott wrote a hilarious account of a year she spent on Match.com. A veteran of the online dating site, myself, I enjoyed her well-wrought description of her...

The alchemy of love.

March 13, 2013
All love connections are not created equal. ...some have a mystical quality from the first meeting.  Pure and simple. Apparent from the first...

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