Venus and the crescent moon were still high in the pink sky. Coyotes were yipping in the gully this morning. They’ve been coming down from the mountain for a few days. Last November they came down the gully, yips yaps and howls. That’s when my pretty Kitimis disappeared. I looked for her for weeks, though… Continue reading Kitimis Lives On
Freedom of religion is a right that should be forever enjoyed by all. It is the epitome of freedom, being able to choose. There is a line, however, which must not be crossed by anyone. It is a matter of morality. The line is this: no one has the right to impose their religion on… Continue reading How is This O.K.?
Winter night air, icy cold up my nose, smells of snow and clean water and brings back memories of night football games, wrapped in coats and blankets on cold metal bleachers. Winter dates, walking through snow on our way to the coffee shop for a hot drink after the movies. A midnight toboggan ride in… Continue reading Wild Winter Nights When We Were Sixteen (we lived at Lake Tahoe)
I want to talk about Pythagoras. He was born on a Greek colonial island, Samos, in the Mediterranean Sea, over 25 centuries ago. When Pythagoras is mentioned now, the common reply is, “I don’t like math.” Pythagoras did live according to a strict philosophy he called, historia, or inquiry. He was a highly respected man of his… Continue reading Pythagoras’ Teachings are Relevant Now