Last summer I went to Provincetown to the Fine Arts Work Center, to participate in Social Justice Week, a gathering of writers, artists, and activists concerned with, well, social justice. Gun violence, climate change, police brutality, immigration, homophobia, racism – the world is full of injustice. Read More
THE FARTHERMOST VIEW
I've been walking the dog every morning for more than forty years. Read More
You love your old car/truck/boat/trailer/motorcycle; but the day finally comes when it's time to move on. Don't sell it, donate it! to your favorite nonprofit organization! Read More
One evening a couple of weeks before Christmas, I stepped out onto my back porch. It was one of those warmish, clear nights, and when I looked up at the sky I saw, almost directly above my chimney, a very bright object. With my trifocals I had trouble bringing it into focus, but now and then I saw it clearly enough to confirm my hunch that the bright object was the International Space Station. Read More
Big changes in your life make...big changes. When My Companion died recently, we weren't taken by surprise; he was old, he had a heart condition and a lung condition, and in the last couple of years he'd gotten pretty frail. But we were taken by surprise. It was too soon, too fast, and too definitive.