What’s Happening?

What’s Happening?

WHAT’S HAPPENING I sat down a few minutes ago to write my blog and I feel tongue tied. Or should I say finger tied? What can I possibly write about the enormity of what’s going on? I see people holding up signs that say, “I can’t breathe,” in honor of the brutal...
MIND LOOPS

MIND LOOPS

MIND LOOPS It’s Groundhog Day every day. I wake up and it’s another day like yesterday with a different name. Monday, Tuesday, Sunday. It’s all the same. Nowhere particular to go and few things to do. That might have been a desired state in the reality that used...
Hope for the Best

Hope for the Best

HOPE FOR THE BEST Back in the late eighties when the AIDS pandemic was terrorizing the world, President Reagan’s Press Secretary, Larry Speakes, was repeatedly asked if the President had anything to say, if he was concerned about the virus and planning on doing...
What It Took

What It Took

I looked out my window a few days ago and saw clear skies with almost no smog. The birdsong was louder than usual, there were definitely more birds calling to each other than I’d heard in the many years I’ve lived in my current home. Mulholland Drive and Laurel Pass,...
Sing A Song

Sing A Song

A friend called me from New York yesterday to tell me what she was going through. She’s in her eighties, her husband is five years older than she is, and he fell a few days ago. He really hurt himself and normally she would have taken him to the hospital. But nothing...
IRRITATION

IRRITATION

I don’t know about you but I seem to be getting irritated lately by the smallest things. People say something that rubs me the wrong way. There are long hours in the day that I have to fill up and I’m tired of watching TV. I’m standing in line at the grocery...