It is official: I am a professor again! I will start on January 5, 2020 teaching once again. I had some reservations about returning to teaching, mostly because it's been two years since I last was in front of a classroom of students. Do I still have the passion to teach? Will the students think... Continue Reading →
Standing at the base of the mountain, Looking up to where snow rested on top. I wanted to see the views from up there , But my fear of heights to that put a stop. The guide gushed of the wondrous views To be seen, if I would just be brave and go. Watching the... Continue Reading →
Heart heavy with pain. Sadness ushers in the night Morning will soon come. Written for Heeding Haiku with Chevrefeuille from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie: sadness.
Sitting down, with the grass as my cushion, Enjoying the beauty of the many flowers. Winter's gone, and summer has found its way, And I am gladdened because of summer's power. Summer pulls us out of our self-hibernation, Drawing us with its richness of smells. Barbecue and honeysuckle and just-cut grass Tend to cast among... Continue Reading →
People are outside! Openly laughing, loving! Joy is in the air! Written for Heeding Haiku with Chevrefeuille from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie: the Summer Solstice.
Guilt and shame are like cages, Holding us hostages by their lies, Making us believe we cannot change, No matter how hard we have tried. But, let's look in our mirrors, Forgiving ourselves for past sins. Then the doors of our cages will open, Freeing us to live our best lives again. (277 characters) Written... Continue Reading →
On The Other Side of Nothing is everything you've wished, From Suddenly in Love to suddenly getting very rich. There are no limits on what you can do or where you play, But remember that in life for everything you must pay. It is a Hollow Entreaty to say I wasn't told of the pain... Continue Reading →
We have enjoyed our visit to Spain exuberantly. We have experienced a multitude of different events. It has been wonderful with one exception. Some people stare. One day, we climbed to the top of a castle high on a hill. On another, we enjoyed the Van Gogh experience. Some days focused on lazying around on... Continue Reading →