Category Archives: Life

The illusion of self-importance

“Our posturings, our imagined self-importance, the delusion that we have some privileged position in the universe, are challenged by this point of pale light. Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark.” – Carl Sagan When … Continue reading

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His motive is unclear

“He was just a guy. Something happened, he snapped or something, he was just a guy.” – Eric Paddock, brother of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock I am tired of waking-up in the morning and hearing about another massacre. For … Continue reading

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Bread and milk

“Anyone who says they’re not afraid at the time of a hurricane is either a fool or a liar, or a little bit of both.” –  Anderson Cooper In 1985 I was working and living in Wilmington, NC. My first … Continue reading

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He’s missing an empathy gene

“I think we all have empathy. We may not have enough courage to display it.” – Maya Angelou Historic flooding leaves one dead in Kansas, strands residents in south Kansas City I guess this headline isn’t a big deal to … Continue reading

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Third rock from the sun

“As people alive today, we must consider future generations: a clean environment is a human right like any other. It is therefore part of our responsibility toward others to ensure that the world we pass on is as healthy, if … Continue reading

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Holding it together

My wife and I discovered this little corner of the world Sunday. Look at it. Look at everything that is going on, life, death, old, new, birth, life, ends and beginnings. This is just one little spot, one little space, … Continue reading

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Hurt and pain

This is a song about somebody else, So don’t worry yourself, worry yourself, The devil’s right there right there in the details, And you don’t wanna hurt yourself, hurt yourself, Put your arms around somebody else, Don’t punish yourself, punish yourself, Truth is like blood underneath … Continue reading

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