Moments

I walk out of my front door to get the phone from my car and I look up The crescent moon shines brightly in the quickly darkening sky Twilight receding, stars ascending and in front of me Stands mighty Orion, with Rigel’s light blazing forth And to one side sits Canopus, with the brightest star… Continue reading Moments

The Stars at Night

As I gazed upon one year old twins, I think about my own youth.  Once, I was the baby on the crib, nurtured by parents who provided for my needs, sheltered me from the elements, protected me from harm.  As I grew older, they grew older and so it is with every person, of every… Continue reading The Stars at Night

Freezing in Maui

When you think of Maui, you think of warm days at the beach.   The warm waters of the Pacific lapping gently over your feet while walking, unhurriedly, in the early hours of the day, eagerly watching the sun rise over an ocean as boundless as your dreams.  You think of the Polynesian food, so… Continue reading Freezing in Maui