Alpine, California, United States
December 07
I am here in cyberspace trying to understand the true nature of reality. My artwork can be seen in the blog link below.!home/mainPage


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DECEMBER 25, 2014 8:54AM

The Cards





         The cards in the box are tripping me out.  I spied a Santa one and he winked at me.  In the letter I was asking my friend for advice about a crush I had on the neighbor… Read full post »

DECEMBER 24, 2014 8:05AM

Peaceful Moon?

                                        Oh, moon.  I came to see you.

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DECEMBER 23, 2014 11:13AM

Divine Details


                                           When the Pope says we c… Read full post »

DECEMBER 22, 2014 11:56AM





Orion on its side

The belt and sword



It seems a sign

Of new times



I'm ready

For the shift.


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DECEMBER 21, 2014 10:01AM

My Life in Letters

   A friend I met in the seventies sent me a box of letters from the last thirty years.  At first I was very excited and grateful.  The letters we exchanged were always beautiful, philosophical and detailed.  As I sat down to look at the box I was brought… Read full post »

DECEMBER 20, 2014 10:39AM

"The Edible Woman" by Margaret Atwood

  I loved this book!!!  It made me laugh out loud and weep.  The words flowed like syrup over each page and I was empowered after I read it and immediately wanted to read it again.  How could I have missed it in the seventies?

 It is about a lady who… Read full post »

DECEMBER 18, 2014 10:00AM

Climate Change vs Global Warming




     It is all just political name calling," the Republican said, "The world is  3/4 water and climate changes have always been happening.  To think that just a few people are ruining the earth is ludicrious. I just drove along the… Read full post »



     I have been enjoying watching people deal with my greeting of "Happy Holidays" .  The little old ladies and couples at the next tables in restaurants look at me like I am 'one of those people'.  I can almost see the horror on their pasty f… Read full post »

DECEMBER 16, 2014 8:46AM

Do me? Do me? Do me?

Open Salon has a Fiction Club.  Thank you Alyssa for the new themes.

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DECEMBER 14, 2014 7:22PM

Winter Fiction Club

 Open Salon has a Fiction Club.  Thank you Alyssa for the new themes.

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DECEMBER 12, 2014 10:30PM

Happy and Sad Die


  There is a cycle to dying so Happy and Sad shared a common timeframe. For fifty years they had overlapped in the same space. They did not physically know each other all that time but they were connected. The landscape of the bodyRead full post »

DECEMBER 12, 2014 8:15AM

Happy and Sad Bungee Jump

The bridge was about three hundred feet above the gorge with the river running swiftly below. Happy and Sad jumped. They had been tied together with a Bungee cord and their combined weight pulled them down almost to the surface of the river water. Happy screamed andRead full post »

DECEMBER 11, 2014 8:24PM

Happy and Sad Play Cards

The deck was not loaded and there is always hope for a win. Solitaire is a powerful opponent but every once in awhile it loses. Happy put down the first card face up and a whole line of possibilities opened as the next six cards were dealt.

TheRead full post »

DECEMBER 11, 2014 8:57AM

Happy and Sad Go to the Beach

Way out in the deep sea the waves formed and Happy could feel them coming. As the swells grew in size Happy anticipated their arrival and was excited when they crested. The big waves roared with power curling over on themselves as they rushed to the beach whereRead full post »

DECEMBER 10, 2014 10:16AM

Happy and Sad Play House

Sad was sad because Happy wasn't home yet. The shadows were lengthing and evening threatened. It was time to gather in together and swap stories about their day but Happy wasn't there. Sad worried. The world outside the nest is brutal.

Inside whereRead full post »

DECEMBER 9, 2014 5:17AM

Happy and Sad Listen to the Radio

In bed with the radio between them Happy and Sad switched channels to try to find something to listen to for more than two minutes. As they surfed from one channel to the next Happy was humming to the old sixties tunes but Sad was refusing to listen to any advertisements.… Read full post »

DECEMBER 6, 2014 7:42AM

He Can't Do Computers

Oh, My Tony, I wish you could enjoy cyberspace like I do. There is a whole world inside your laptop and internet connection. It is there just a few clicks away with National Geographic Specials, Art Museum tours and great Erotica. I wish you could access thatRead full post »

DECEMBER 3, 2014 11:11PM

The Tendency to Exist




The transparency and fragility of life has always been apparent to me. When things shimmer and disappear I am not surprised. It seems death is so final and our bodies need to exist in a healthy manner that is not magical. A heart needsRead full post »

DECEMBER 2, 2014 10:29PM

Happy and Sad Hold Hands


Sad and Happy were walking down the street. Sad was blue and Happy was red, of course. Where their hands touched it was purple. That is what you get when you mix red and blue paint. Purple! Sad and Happy were old.

They weren't frolicking about carefree and secure… Read full post »

DECEMBER 1, 2014 6:51PM

Crows Watching the Sunrise


                   The crows get so annoyed when I walk under their tree early in the morning as they are busy waiting for the sun to rise.  I am out there too to see those first glimmer… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 30, 2014 9:05AM


Not eating for a complete day is a challenge. I have never been able to do

it. Oh, maybe there was one day in my college years when I tried it and I

vaguely remember liking it but I haven't been able to do it since then.

Something tells me it… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 29, 2014 8:30AM

Meals On Wheels


        There are Kosher and Regular meals. They come on black plastic plates delivered to yoRead full post »

NOVEMBER 27, 2014 10:23PM

Feeding People


As we sat in the little restaurant eating the delicious holiday food I noticed a little lady with a black kerchief and apron bring a plate and sit at a little table in the corner. She looked exhausted with eyes glazed over and a slump to her shoulders that told… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 26, 2014 5:48AM

Dys/functional Thanksgivings


    There were dysfunctional Thanksgivings that occured after my divorce that were in stark contrast to the ones when I was married which were at my in laws' house and featured excellent, classic home cooking.  Wonderfully giant potRead full post »

NOVEMBER 25, 2014 8:29AM





                          Watering my Soul

Thanksgiving for the ones who are still here,

Memorials for those who have passed.

It is a constant… Read full post »