In the culture of my origin (family culture, and larger white protestant middle class culture), there isn’t much place for lament. I remember looking at National Geographic pictures of people in lament, and even reading about professional mourners. I was puzzled. I lived right next to the church building where my dad was a minister, … Continue reading Lament: New Years 2021
I began writing this the day after Election Day. The literal season isn’t right for hammocks in many parts of the country, but the emotional season is ripe for Hammock Time. My adult sons had returned from Brooklyn at the start of the pandemic. They were FaceTiming us as they walked the empty streets … Continue reading Hammock Time
Informal Bio: This is my design, my purpose. If you are into Enneagrams, I am a solid 4 (The Original Person) with a wing style of a 5, (The Wise Person) In relaxed situations, I am a 1 (Good Person). In stressful situations, I am a 2 (Loving Person). I am a poet. That’s just … Continue reading I’m doin’ this!
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