Stillness of the Morning

I have always loved the early morning. It is a quiet and thoughtful time for me. I used to go out for walks or even drives in the early morning. I’m talking about back in the late 1980’s. I had a memory of driving to the Griffith Park Observatory at about 5:30 am one morning.Continue reading “Stillness of the Morning”

Take the Long Way Home

Who do You Want to Be? People ask me why I write, well I like writing. It is gratifying to me. I am interested in what others are doing and why. In my case it took some time to realize what I wanted to do. I started in law school which wasn’t the answer forContinue reading “Take the Long Way Home”

Happy New Year or Is it?

Be in the game             What determines a happy or sad new year? You do. We can talk about how difficult 2020 has been but that excuse is over now. What you do starting right now is what you will begin in 2021. Presidents coming and going, Covid-19, vaccinations, unemployment, stimulus checks, and whatever comes tomorrow.Continue reading “Happy New Year or Is it?”

The Season

“Every Single Day, in Every Walk of Life, Ordinary People do Extraordinary Things.”  -Jim Valvano The mental blocks that come up when we are older change our perceptions of what we hope to be or can still become. Yes, there are so many people that do reach their dreams, but there are many others that still are hopingContinue reading “The Season”

It’s Not About Me, But I Wish It Was

            I could write about 20 things that bother me and how they can be magically resolved if I were wizard, but it’s not about me. I have always wanted to be someone special, and maybe I am, but I will probably never be that person that I imagine I could be. Our expectations for ourselvesContinue reading “It’s Not About Me, But I Wish It Was”

One Life is All We Get

Where do you derive your meaning? My parents were immigrants to the United States in 1959. They came to this country looking for the land of opportunity. My siblings and I were born in Los Angeles. My parents had great expectations for us. They wanted us to be somebody important…a doctor, lawyer, or engineer. TheyContinue reading “One Life is All We Get”