Feb 28, 2024

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We’re Better Together
Feb 28, 2024

I have two personas. One is named Mary Lane Cryns. Mary Lane is the responsible persona. She is the name I use at my job and she gets things done. She is careful and meticulous and organized. Some of her…

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Turtle
Feb 28, 2024

What does a turtle Know?--Many seasons, many struggles Now she lives

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Thursday
Feb 28, 2024

It's Thursday and we've mostly resigned ourselves to leaving without getting Hani, Ramiz and Lana to safety. Letting go of hope is a necessary survival skill. /Hope is an aberration in this deserts of Gaza. I feel like we're scratching…

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Time Has Been Good to Them
Feb 28, 2024

“Time has been good to them.” Or so we think. Or so we might even say, noting a friend’s good complexion, full head of hair, solid and flexible body. We make a remark about their physical endurance of time. We…

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The Time Has Come Today
Feb 28, 2024

I love them despite their faults. They are maddening in their inability to take care of their own legal, financial, and relationship issues. But they are my parents and, overall, time has been good to them. They are physically healthy,…

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Untitled fragment
Feb 27, 2024

Note: This is off topic, just the start of an idea for a story I had today When we moved back to the Bay Area and I got a job teaching in a large, suburban high school, I was older…

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Lock 7
Feb 27, 2024

I lived on the Mohawk River near Lisha Kill New York. It is near to Albany New York and the other two "tri cities": Schenectady and Troy. Schenectady was the city that" lighted" and "hauled" the world because it was…

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Discovery of the self
Feb 27, 2024

Emma's strength was buried below what she could feel, recognize or know. Deeper than her bone marrow. Over time, she discovers she can not only dream but also make it come true. Had she not broken with her present, she…

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Superposition
Feb 27, 2024

They were riding on a fast-moving glacier. The sky had collapsed and plasmic lightning spilled through the veil. "This is our last chance to mend the damage,” Lydia said. “Every moment that we stay here, we risk complete fragmentation. If…

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Crash Course
Feb 27, 2024

“You want to learn how to be a demon slayer by tomorrow?! Ordinarily, I would say there are no shortcuts. You have to just be here, just be the person that is willing to do what it takes. And then…

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Mimi, My Friend
Feb 27, 2024

Of course, life is full of transitions as we all know and which we sometimes desire and some times dread. As we all know, one of the definitions of transition is "the process or period of changing from one state…

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