honesty

How Old Are You?

What if the answer was deeper, less objective and more nuanced than a simple recounting of the number of times the earth orbited the sun since the day you arrived? If I asked, instead, how creative you are, I would be confused and disheartened if you answered “5,” “23,” or “99.” Those are meaningless in […]

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Beginnings, July- August, 2010

What appears below was published recently in Neighbors of Batavia magazine.   “It must have been a place so dark you couldn’t feel the light, reaching for you through that stormy cloud.”                                                 Country Music Group Rascal Flatts In the prior issue of Neighbors (published here on April 12 as “Connections”), I said, “…when a

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