May 2008 05
New Magic in a Dusty World
Posted By : kate66

My father said to me as we walked arm in arm, slowly down the hall of an upscale nursing home, “I’m a dead duck. I don’t have anything to live for, and I’m afraid to

April 2008 02
Writing While My Ego Eats Ice Cream
Posted By : kate66

 For over thirty-six years, I’ve dabbled in Zen Buddhism. For over forty-six years, since fourth grade when I wrote a Christmas poem about the Snow Fairy for my class, I’ve been a writer. These paths

March 2008 19
Posted By : kate66

Anti-intellectualism has been around – sheesh, I don’t know, probably a long time. But Americans have taken to it, well, like a hog to mud.    That venerable American Thomas Jefferson was an intellectual. That means