My middle of the night wake-up call to nurse our eight-month old usually comes around 3:30. It’s never loud or shrill, just a little cry out to let me know a little milk and a cuddle is in order. I tie back my hair, put on my glasses and snuggly robe and pad to the […]
The more I get to know and love something, the more I respect and connect with it. This is the thought that pushed me to move onto a sailboat and get out there to meet the world … powered by the wind.
I wanted to know what keeps a marriage out of the red and in the black; where there is more credit than debit on both sides. It’s easy to feel when one is in this kind of company and so obvious to sense when not. The gut just knows. But what is it?
We use natural gas to heat our house and water, electricity to run the rest – including laptops, modems, telephones, and every battery operated device that requires a charger, plus all those things that have a little green light that never goes off.
What the heck is going on in my psyche? What are these feelings? Can you love more than one person at a time? How do you follow your heart if it be given to several ways at once?
It was World War II and enemy bombs rained on London, England, leaving death and destruction in their path. This is the true story of a young girl during the most terrifying 24 hours of her life – separated from her family, trapped in a collapsing bomb shelter and wondering if death would be a welcome release from the pain and fear.
NANNA: (SISTER) I am blind. I cannot help my mother. My husband left food out for us this morning. The social worker said I should place mother. She fell out of her chair, dozing. I tried to feel where she was. Didn’t know where her head or her buttocks were. The social worker is the […]
I fell. Deep. Down a dark hole. Some call it love, some call it hell. I prefer a nomenclature of a different sort, abyss. I keep falling, there is no bottom, no end. I throw up ropes hoping they catch on ledges of sanity as I slip past in a free fall. There is no […]
Guest Author D.R. Thompson provides an insightful review of Terrence Malick’s ‘The Tree of Life,’ deconstructing the film’s elements to reveal its essential humanity. He looks closely at Malick’s diverse artistic influences and shows how the film can and should have a positive long-term cultural impact.
Are you unsatisfied with your job and waiting for things to improve at work? Or are you waiting to look for work until you resign or get laid off? Here’s the thing. The perfect time to look for work is not when you’re unhappy with your current job or are about to quit. It’s when things are going well!