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From My Heart

September 6, 2019

“Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd.” ~ Rumi Photo from @WCKitchen   As some of you know already, my mother passed away recently.  The new post I was in the process of writing will have to be delayed.  In the […]

Common Denominator

August 3, 2019

“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” ~ Desmond Tutu   A note:  My summer has been a bit hectic thus far.  So, having not been able to find the time to write an original post for several weeks, I decided […]

A Bouquet of Yum in the Summer Sun

June 21, 2019

“Be still, sad heart, and cease repining; Behind the clouds is the sun still shining.” ~ From “The Rainy Day”, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow   Last night I set out my bikini, all ready to celebrate the Summer Solstice poolside.  Before sunrise, the sound of raindrops on the roof woke me briefly from a pleasant […]


June 4, 2019

“We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn.” ~ Henry David Thoreau   “It ain’t over till it’s over.”  The phrase first uttered by baseball legend Yogi Berra about the 1973 National League pennant race is a quote that comes in handy […]

Nothing is Everything

May 9, 2019

“I love talking about nothing.  It is the only thing I know anything about.” ~ Oscar Wilde For the past month, I’ve been working steadily on an editing job for a friend.  The project is unique and inspirational, and I have thoroughly enjoyed the work, but it has kept me away from this blog for […]

Newton’s Third Law

April 3, 2019

“For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” ~ Sir Issac Newton’s Third Law of Motion (Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica, 1687) Spring is officially here, ushered in a couple of weeks ago with the Spring Equinox.  Also known as the Vernal Equinox, its name signifies one of two times during the year when […]


March 14, 2019

“There are a great many people in the country today who, through no fault of their own, are sane.” ~ from Monty Python’s Flying Circus (TV series 1969 – 1974)     Happy Pi Day! In recent years, the increasing popularity of celebrating the number π on March 14th (3.14 being the first three digits […]

To Be Real

February 13, 2019

“Once you are real you can’t become unreal again.  It lasts for always.” ~ From The Velveteen Rabbit, by Margery Williams   If you are a regular visitor to this blog, you may remember reading that my 16-year-old cat Folster passed away last year, just before Thanksgiving.  Although I miss him and think about him […]

Super Waves

January 30, 2019

“Live in the present; launch yourself on every wave; find your eternity in each moment.” ~ Henry Thoreau I have fond memories of doing the “wave” at Dodger stadium with my dad.  He was a loyal Dodgers fan.  He also followed the Rams.  My dad had Rams season tickets back when they used to play […]


January 21, 2019

“But man does not create… he discovers.” ~ Antoni Gaudí Casa Milà (nicknamed La Pedrera), built between 1906 and 1910   Somni, is the Catalan word for “dream”. One of my all-time favorite books has been The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho.  It is one of those books that I keep to enjoy again every few […]