Reactions of a troll…

I had an interesting experience yesterday… I had commented positively on a gentleman’s post on Medium. It was a well written discourse between the author and ‘God’. In my view, it was not disparaging of God or of any religion. It was, if anything, a frustration over misinterpretations and using the name of God or … Read more

How to… No Gentlemen, this isn’t ‘man-hating’, this is an idea or suggestion.

I would imagine it is tough these days being a gentleman in the Western world. Everything is turned topsy-turvy from what you were often taught as a kid and everywhere you look there seems to be more and more instances of your fellow gender acting poorly. And while you are not siding with or standing … Read more

The perspective of privilege…

There’s an interesting video making the rounds of social media showing a coach or professor at Virginia Tech and a large group of students lined up in a field. The coach proceeds to take the students through an exercise that emphasizes the privilege many of the students have, coming from two parent homes, private schools … Read more

#metoo…

#Metoo The news is flooded right now with stories of harassment and assault by men in places of power. I’m one that has never been assaulted, thankfully, but harassment… oh my! Here’s a part of this whole concept that I haven’t heard discussed much…I remember when I was younger not really knowing how to handle … Read more

My creation, my destruction…

Sitting here in semi-darkness, the rain pounding outside for hours on end, the calm of the late evening, the cushion of another world from the book I’m reading, the lull and delay of the glasses of wine. It is amazing how isolated and enclosed this feeling. Yes, there are the three, four-legged creatures who share … Read more

The Color of Glasses…

Glasses, you know, the things you put on your face. Little pieces of roundish plastic with arms that go over your ears… glasses. What color are yours? If you are like me, color plays a pleasant role in your world. Plums, maroons, navy, deep greens are everywhere in my house because they feel comfortable and … Read more

Loneliness vs. Being Alone…

Many want to emphasize the difference in these two concepts and while I agree in principal with the idea of being comfortable in my own idea of myself and my own company, I have been there for years in relationships. I have been comfortable with my own company for a long time. I do not … Read more