My Brave New World

Up until now, my creative efforts have been tucked in at the edges of life …

Being Alive During the 60s

“I wonder what it was like to be around in the 60,” he said casually, peering at me out of the corner of his eye. “I’m taking this history class . . .” Not an active question. I tried to respond, but I couldn’t pull together a meaningful response. So I started thinking about it…

A Beautiful Woman

This article was among the top ten favorites on the old version of my website. It is reproduced here with minor edits. The first Sikh I ever met was in the book Sara Crewe which was an abridged version of  A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett. In it the Sikh servant of the sickly old man next door transforms…

A Mistake in Understanding

Below is a post I published in my old blog that was popular with readers. I hope you like it too! For much of my life it seemed to me that everyone else in the world knew what was going on but me. I was certain that they always knew what was appropriate or right…

Argue for Your Limitations . . .

We need to begin policing our thoughts and speech and, when we catch ourselves thinking and speaking in a limiting way, we can stop and reframe our thought or speech.