Monthly Archives: February 2018

What History Did You Live Through?

In 1985 I attended a Friends General Conference in Pennsylvania. and signed up for an Autobiographical Writing workshop.  We were asked to recall  our experience of historical events during our lifetime. I recalled the bombing of Pearl Harbor (my parents … Continue reading

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STORY SCRAPS — Group Therapy

For the first time Rob was fighting tears. He motioned to Amber, on his right. Mesmerized by Rob’s sharing, Amber surfaced and said, “Uh…”  The group sat quiet, expectantly, and watched empathically as her tears began to trickle. Jackie said … Continue reading

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Grey Haibun for d’Verse

Night regurgitates day in images that ride their REM waves, waves that slap the hard beach repetitively, incessantly, omnipresent in the fog of sleep and in the spaces between the incidental, accidental thoughts that drift by during timeouts in the … Continue reading

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Three Piffles

IN MEMORIUM Alas, poor car, you did me no wrong. If we forged a spiritual bond, I broke it that February day. Was I wool gathering or were his lights out? No mind. Spilt milk. Misdeed done. I never knew … Continue reading

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Students are planning nationwide #MarchForOurLives protests. DAN FRIEDMANFEB. 18, 2018 4:08 PM Mother Jones

              Yay!

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SUGGESTIONS FOR US ALL

Most municipalities have a line citizens can call if they have info on a suspect without giving the caller’s name.  When callers contact the FBI perhaps they should notify their local hotline that they have just contacted the FBI about … Continue reading

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Unmentionable Questions

You may disregard the following, which is based on conjecture: What school was the shooter transferred to? Was his mother’s death natural? Were all 30+ calls to police from his new house about him? (They said his living arrangement changed … Continue reading

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