Sunset Mist Memorials

At 4:20 this morning I am missing my mom and my sisters. Our family Christmas eve dinner and phone calls whisked by too fast, and our annual McNamee Girls shopping trip to the city was also over too soon. Pictures flash through my mind’s eye; Maureen with a big bag of recently discovered extra presents […]

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Sleeping beauty in the light

Dear Spirit Suchi Gabrielle, I thought of everyone I ever loved this morning at sunrise as I wondered if you my friend would ever awaken for one last time… give a look from your eyes, a squeeze from your hands, share spooning naps with your dear beloveds, or cuddle your boys Krishna and Bubblily. I […]

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Do You Want to Live Forever? Really?

In a world where no one ever dies, what gives life purpose?┬áIn the Maze Game, Diana Slattery has created an amazing work of science fiction that probes certain questions of the future in a way that is unfamiliar, disturbing, beautiful and cruelly savage. Think “All that Jazz” meets “Tron” with Captain Jack Barishnokov and the […]

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Laser Light Bill Nordsrom

An Unsung Master of Media Fine Arts I took Rene’s painting to the fine art reproduction studio. There was a lovely man there, the master color artist Bill Nordstrom, who has during his fifty years as a colorist learned the art of photographic and then digital color separations. He so loves the art of color […]

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Improv “Queens of Summer” Rap

I thought I would read the story I wrote for the Summer Solstice, but when I couldn’t connect to the internet, I decided to wing it. This 7 minute RAP was completely off the top of my head for the magical audience attending Robin Silver’s birthday party. Allan did the edits and augmentations. ENJOY. Warmly, […]

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Today I am thanking a Snake.

Everything woke up dead this morning. I’ve been sad too long to be sad or mad. I just want to understand why, And try to wake up alive tomorrow. There but for grace go I. The snake who chased and ate three mice got caught in the knotted plastic fence tangled with Vinca surrounding the […]

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