Inspiration in Quarantine

Inspiration has been hard to come by lately while the country has more or less been on lockdown. The Covid-19 virus has taken its toll on the nation’s health and also my desire to create anything. The usual ways I find inspiration have failed and I have to wonder if…

By the Moon’s Light

I am so little, I thought, as the full moon caught me off guard, reminding me of my insignificance. The fields around me had been harvested for at least a month and I could hear cattle lowing in the farmers’ fields. The quiet night filled my ears with the constant…

Ok, Boomer

“Ok, Boomer.” Perhaps you’ve seen the phrase lately. It is, after all, the come back of choice amongst — dare I say it? — kids today. If faced with an opinion they do not like or one grounded from “the olden days,” the purveyor of fine discourse dismisses the speaker…

How to Cope With Multi-Layers of Grief

Grief is a peculiar emotion, one that affects everyone differently and at different times. It isn’t an emotion like happiness, which strikes everyone all at once, or humor, which causes an outward reaction that is expected and brings a group together. No, grief is altogether singular and unifying, yet it…