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Friendship

Pretender Friends

Let me first admit that Jackson Browne’s lyrics from “The Pretender” inspired the title of this one. I met M …

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Friendship

Lifelong Friends

You know that moment when a stranger reveals something a little different from the crowd? And in that moment, when …

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Friendship

The Lawn Lady Doesn’t Know Me

Let’s talk about how friendship is different from business contacts. Friends are simply people you know well enough that you’re …

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Healing

Pretending to be Peaceful

Sometimes the evil, the largeness of evil, threatens to knock me over. Some days, it seems enormous.  You know what …

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Friendship

Like Father, Like Son

In honor of the good fathers out there. We don’t have a family night. It’s not because we are too …

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Beauty

Big Sur Thanksgiving

Suddenly, summer turns her rosy, hot face on us. When I think of summer I immediately think of warmth, water …

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Healing

Lights on the Road

*In case you missed it: Grand Opening Portrait Contest ends tomorrow, June 2nd (details)* On a long drive from Maryland …

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Beauty

The Shapes of Portland

This week, I’m enjoying a plein air painting week in New Hampshire. This means I’m painting outdoors, in the open …

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Beauty

The Bodies We Keep

In your 20’s everything is smoke and mirrors. When I was in my 30’s, I couldn’t see the signs. But …

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