The Mother Tree of Life – Kihei, HI I am a tree–felled by ax, thunder storms or bad ideas. Mainly boys, carve into my bark. Ouch! Don’t they know I bleed? The uncut tree numbers are less each year, leaving no bark to carve. The shade is disappearing. So, plant me in a well-stocked sub […]
WARNING! The following text uses improper punctuation, bad English and useless metaphors, and should not reflect on the writer’s ability to write well. I really, really shouldn’t watch TV, especially cable news. The Big Bang Theory is laughable, House, oh House is gone, Weeds lost me two seasons ago, but I missed a lot of […]
As I watch all the political hype and tears (on both sides) the day after an election that will spell total gridlock for yet another two years… (Is John Boehner crying because of people suffering and dying in senseless wars–or is it more likely he’s relieved that he can now pay back the $50 million […]
It’s been ten long years since my visit to Cuba. At that time, I wrote about the recording studio, Abdala, for EQ Magazine and fully expected to return soon to continue my love affair with the island, the music, and the people, but historical events botched my plans; in particular, the selection the following year […]
Yes, Bill, you are correct. Our country needs a General Washington to kick out the mercenaries and the Hessians .
Hellooo! I’m tired of doom and gloom. What I want to know is will we still have pocketbooks in the New World Order, and will they be called pocketbooks? Pocketbook is what my mother called hers. As an English descendant of Mayflower ancestry, my mother harbored English ways albeit filtered down through 300 years of […]
Big news! We now have legislation in the House of Representatives calling for an end to the travel ban on Cuba for all Americans. “Travel for All” instead of “Travel for None” or even “Travel for Some.” Take action now: ask your representative to co-sponsor H.R. 874. The purpose of H.R. 874 is “To allow […]
Once upon a time in a land far, far away, I had this band… The Music of Fugitive Blonde photo by Deborah Gray Mitchell