Music healed me.
Music healed me, and I will never forget the experiences I had with the Frederick Rock School in Maryland. Continue reading
Power & Privilege: The dark side of fame.
Are we not entertained? Are we not amused at the spectacle of those with power and privilege, no matter what they have done, who they are, or what they represent? Of course we are. Continue reading
Power & Privilege vs. the rest of us.
When money provides power, privilege follows. But no one is above the law, ultimately. One man’s crimes end a family dynasty and leave them in disgrace. Continue reading
The weight of technology.
We might be the first generation of Americans to not want to live longer, because we won’t be able to afford to. Continue reading
Mothers and Daughters.
The steel cord of the tie between mothers and daughters is the bond that lasts forever. Continue reading
Intimacy, in all its forms.
What is intimacy? Why is it one of our greatest needs as human beings, to be known? It fuels all communication. Continue reading
If you’re as old as you feel, I’m 80.
When back pain strikes, all you can think about is how to make it better! Continue reading
What is ‘positive thinking’?
Positive thinking is great when it leads you to take action. Continue reading
A year in ten lessons.
A year in ten lessons. Instead of resolutions for next year, think of ten lessons you learned this year. Continue reading
George and Tammy and Mom and Dad … 1970s Saturday nights and Christmastime. Continue reading
A writer and solitary soul in the mountains of Western North Carolina.