The Glory of a Baritone

The Glory of a Baritone

A baritone is a classical type of singing voice that originates from the Greek term βαρύτονος or heavy sounding. Cheers to all the “heavy sounding” papas who wear their armor of God not for accolades but for the mission of … Continue reading

Wild and Native

Wild and Native

On forest paths,bathing in a little more beautysurrendering to the overthought,in ecstasy,in honor,in illuminating grace.Eastward boundwhere your sky expandsand protruding from the land you plod,mushrooms broadcasting you’re already hereyou may as well breathe.For yourselffor the ancient timeline.This is your moment.This … Continue reading

Silenced No More

Silenced No More

“My story isn’t pleasant, it’s not sweet and harmonious like the invented stories; it tastes of folly and bewilderment, of madness and dream, like the life of all people who no longer want to lie themselves.” -Hermann Hesse At nightfall, … Continue reading

Don’t Make Them So Hard,

Don’t Make Them So Hard,

Your dreams. Leaves are drifting in the early autumn breezes here in these flecked hills of the hands that built America. It’s a long way we’ve come, rather been led. Time to start living out our dreams and not those … Continue reading

My Youngest Enthusiast  

My Youngest Enthusiast  

An enthusiastic and avid explorer of life indeed, ever so grateful my little darling selects me to join her along her quests. What an honor to be finding our way through life side by side with her. What else can … Continue reading

Weekend Stuff

Weekend Stuff

I don’t know if people realize how much strength it takes to pull yourself out of a place you’ve been stuck in. The process is an uncomfortable commitment especially when deliberate traps were set to keep you secluded, invalidated and … Continue reading

Honoring, Flattering and Loving Yourself

Honoring, Flattering and Loving Yourself

As many in their elected and some in their preordained seats continue to suffer from imposture syndrome these days, I find refuge in the wild. She blows me away every time. It’s her majesty again, Queen Anne’s Lace is omnipresent … Continue reading

It Takes One

It Takes One

Only one spark to light the room. Just one ember, flickering and illuminating what has been hidden. From that sparkle another and another until a glimmer no longer is a glimmer but a combustion. A spirit in forced confinement can … Continue reading

Thrice-baked,

Thrice-baked,

¿Por qué no? One savory, one sweet, one muy grande…all made from scratch. Don’t be fooled, the biggest one will be the first one to vanish, it’s that delicious and demonstrably that irresistible. The pies, however, hold little interest to … Continue reading