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On Memorial Day, which is May 30 here in the US, I started this post. Life intervened soon after and I did not finish. Still, though the day of remembrance is past, remembering those gone from our midst is always timely. On this holiday I was thinking about my uncle, James R. Bonner, who died 6 April, 1945, within the…

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Sometimes I go several weeks without posting, as happened in April. Although in those weeks I had numerous ideas, each time a great idea would be hatched I would not be in a position to write. Then, alas, the excitement about the new idea would slip away. Still, all this time self-awareness and breath continued to keep me…

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This past weekend I kept being drawn to BookCon America 2016 in Chicago. Paying attention and being conscious and aware can be exhausting, inspiring, and bring on a myriad of thoughts and emotions, some positive and some not!  Again, it is about choice,  isn’t it? Which do we chose to recognize and act upon or ignore? Those…

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Sunday was Mother’s Day and I could not bring myself to write a word or make a post along with all those others who honored their Mothers on that special day. Even today I started and stopped after one sentence. OK! STOP-EXHALE-BREATHE! Follow my own advice. In truth, my mother and I were not much alike….

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It is important to me that I take time to read different points of view and today was no exception. The news being broadcast on the internet in America continues to be scattered with horror stories, mostly as a result of actions and reactions of a population that seems full of hate, intolerance, judgement, and…

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