Category Archives: Life

Small pieces of life.

Spring has sprung in South Texas

Over the past two weeks Spring arrived in San Antonio. Green leaves are budding out on just about everything, and our back courtyard citrus trees are full of baby blossoms. Last week: I went to the movies, again!  “Annihilation”  is a very … Continue reading

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Hallelujah for bringing in another new year

As I approach my 71st new year I am eternally grateful for all my blessings. What with multiple national disasters this year–fire, wind and water–me and mine have managed to be unharmed. Of course, no one remains unscathed (unless you … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Remembrances

Lately, when I’m lying in bed waiting for sleep to come, I’ve try to remember pieces of my life–those memories I hold dear. Sometimes the unpleasant peeks around the corners of my mind trying to creep me out. But, all … Continue reading

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Sgt. Pepper’s Album changed my life

Last week marked the 50th anniversary of the release of the Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”. The first time I heard it was just a few days after its release. My best friend Melissa and I were in … Continue reading

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the boundlessness of divine love

I’m just guessing, but I think I came to embrace the joys of living in a multi-ethnic society during the three years my family and I lived in Hawaii. Each year the school I attended, Radford High School, celebrated Aloha Week … Continue reading

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Moving Experiences

A recent conversation with a journalist friend and a couple of “moving” articles got me thinking. I have some mixed feelings about gentrification and the ‘forcing’ of people out of their homes and their comfort zones to make way for new … Continue reading

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Ah sweet, and not so sweet, mystery of life

What exactly is life anyway? “We don’t have a very good definition of life,” said researcher Christopher Voigt of the University of California, San Francisco, who works on synthetic biology. “It’s a very abstract thing, what we call life, and … Continue reading

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