Put Yourself In This Situation

Life is a precarious, balancing act, just one wrong step, and all is lost. Seven billion human beings, infinite numbers of creatures share this planet with us. Many of them haven’t even been discovered yet. We are humanity, God’s children; the ones chosen to preserve this wonderful planet for centuries to come. And yet, everything…
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Gavin And Rosie Versus Henry And Harvey

In 1998, Gavin shared his children’s theater manuscript and lyrics with me called, A Lesson in the Jungle. It is a heart-warming story of how two hunters, Henry and Harvey, go to Africa to hunt animals. They don’t hurt the animals; they just want to catch them and sell them to a large zoo back…
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Happy May Day!

Today is May Day. For readers that are wondering what is so special about May 1st, I will tell you! I make May baskets on this day. These are small baskets usually filled with flowers or treats and left at someone’s doorstep. The giver rings the bell and runs away. The person receiving the basket…
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A Broken Dream (part 3)

Continuation of A Broken Dream (part 2) Now, I don’t want to go into detail here, but I can safely say that by 1989, our lives were fast heading in different directions. I had found a way out, had pulled myself out of the pit and had decided it was time to leave that place…
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A Broken Dream (part 2)

continuation of A Broken Dream It was summer now and days passed lethargically by rolling gently into weeks. This young and carefree teenager moved into a crammed, one room apartment. Four white-washed walls and a little gas cooker to prepare his meals on. He was happy though, was fully confident, it was only temporary. The…
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