“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”
Movies for a long, hot summer
Corruption and crime at the top. • Can we change society? • Peaceful protest, angry violence. • Bringing back great industrial jobs. • Friends forever, for a lifetime. • What if a camera could open up a new world?
Words, meaning, feeling, poetry
I sat at a well-worn table in what used to be a store, now turned into a cultural center of sorts. Listening to a poetry reading. I don’t even remember when I was at a live poetry reading before that.
The effect of Coronavirus on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds
The coronavirus has affected everything, making life feel like a downward spiral. Like being stuck in a totally dysfunctional family, with no way out. Or is there one? A future after this pandemic?
Facing our giants
A lot of things in life don’t get done. They’re big. Scary. Complicated. And we don’t know how or where to get started. So we don’t face our giants. It’s safer that way. Except we miss out on so much…
There’s no place like home
Home. We live there. Leave and come back. But what does ‘home’ really mean? And what makes something or someplace ‘home’?
Potter is not selling — he’s buying
The Bailey Building & Loan. Crammed with investors who want their money. Now. Because it’s a run on the bank. George Bailey trying to calm them down.
What does that have to do with the Coronavirus?
The little red-haired girl and the magical island
A harbor, cranes, warehouses, industries. Now Peter was back here, to repair a ship unloader.
Across the shipping channel was an island. And memories of a magical summer long ago.