A Call for Harmony

6:30 a.m. alarm sounds. “Time to wake up!” Compliance commands. “Just a little longer,” ┬áSensibility suggests. Guilt, like an incessantly annoying child tugs on Conscience: “Come on; there’s lots to do!” Body does not respond. Sleep wins and dreams come: homeless, relying on friends, no food, backed up toilet, children’s wide eyes fearfully imploring: When […]

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On Snakes in Drawers

Moving on – it’s top priority, sorting through the collected, the unused, the forgotten – ready to let it all go, but… there’s a snake in the drawer and the temptation is real – to do the irrational, flee in a panic, shoot the beast, or set the house on fire – I’m overcome with […]

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