Wisdom from Solomon

Don’t lick an unpeeled kiwi.  But if you do, eat crackers all day . . . with peanut butter. Advertisements

Department of Homeland (In)security

Out of the blue, Solomon said, “I miss the golden old days.” Curious how a 6-year-old came up with that term, I asked him, “Really!  Why?”“Because I got to play with Daddy.” The homeland isn’t feeling so secure.

American Dream, Malawian Nightmare

May 2009   I’m living the American Dream – I’m forty-six years old and as slender, muscular, and tanned as I’ve ever been . . . . and if this was an ad you’d be wise to look at the fine print on the label where they try to convince you that the MSG in…

If you have yet…

If you have yet to be called an incorrigable, defiant woman, don’t worry, there is still time” ― Clarissa Pinkola Estés Now that I’m wresting myself free of shame . . . 

Scaling the claws

digit by digit . . . overcoming the grasp . . . escaping the grip of shame