Am I the only person in the world who refuses to say "I'm proud of you?" That phrase has always struck me as turning the focus around to the speaker, as if the proud-making occasion is all about the speaker. Whenever anyone has said they're proud of me (or anyone else), my immediate internal reaction … Continue reading I’m Not Proud of You
Remains Repository at the World Trade Center Site * In a space between the two Twin Tower footprints at bedrock, visitors see a wall behind which the Office of Chief Medical Examiner of the City of New York operates and maintains a repository for the unidentified remains and a small work space. A repository for … Continue reading We Will Never Forget
Mueller investigates. Compels truth from shadows. Response to J.I. Rogers' Six-Word Story Challenge prompt "shadows".
aMany thanks to Harley Kallisti, who has honored me by nomination for the 2018 Liebster Award. Harley's blog Passion and Chaos is a wonderful mix of her drawings, snippets of fiction that will become a novel she has been working on since grade school, and posts about her real life. She has a gift for story-telling; … Continue reading Liebster Award Nomination
After watching a video of a snail luxuriating in a stream of water, all I could think was, "No more escargot for me." https://youtu.be/poGkdX8H4cY Written in response to One-Liner Wednesday photo prompt of snail (photo credit to Linda G. Hill):