Month: May 2016

  • Rejecting the Way of Caesar

    Rejecting the Way of Caesar

    Confession:  I don’t actually like politics. There was a time in my childhood that I considered being a lawyer, a judge, a politician, the President. But I quickly got bored with all the posturing and empty rhetoric that honestly didn’t make any sense to me and seemed like a whole big hullabaloo that complicated life, made people easily offended […]

  • The Good Cafe Window Seat

    sitting at a window looking outside before the day runs into itself.   and it’s not particularly gorgeous or spectacular, there’s nothing fancy about this seat, or my hair, or my naked unmade-up face, my thin eyes— in fact, the barista looked at me sympathetically as I rubbed my eyes and said, “caffeine, you need […]

  • Favorite Poetry: One

    Favorite Poetry: One

    I know National Poetry Month was last month, but… any day is always a good day to sink into the beauty of an exquisitely crafted arrangement of words. Here are some lines of poetry that I love, in no particular order.   from “When You Are Old” by William Butler Yeats But one man loved the pilgrim soul […]