Cynical

This could be seen as the sequel to my previous post (The Loss of Innocence). However, be forewarned that it shows a more cynical, less understanding side of my nature. There are aspects of human behavior that I cannot – or will not – understand or condone. I’ve always seen…

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Denial

Last week, the untimely death of a friend shattered my peace of mind. Not because it was unexpected; on the contrary, for some time she had known her days were numbered. She had accepted the fact that her death was inevitable with grace and dignity and had made the most…

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Afraid of the dark

I had planned to write this blog during the holidays. The theme has been bouncing around in my head since the Winter Solstice. I kept postponing the moment to sit down and write: until after the cookies were baked, after the Christmas visits had been made, after my trip to…

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