Yes, it's hard to believe that ABC’s The Bachelorette and the works of Jane Austen could be mentioned in the same sentence. Even though Austen is several centuries before our time, both are cultural phenomenas of the modern age. The Bachelorette has been going strong on American televisions for about 15 years, while movie and … Continue reading The Bachelorette and…Jane Austen??
When is it time to let go? When is it time to wave the white flag? Not in defeat, but in victory. Victory over pride Victory over exile Victory over self. That victory which only comes in denial - Denial of all that you thought you needed; All that you thought you were. … Continue reading “1000 Years Twice”: A Poem for a New Year
Growing up my cousins and I had a special place at the back of my aunt and uncle’s suburban tract home. This magical room (for some unknown reason) was always called “Never-Never Land.” During every Thanksgiving, and Christmas, and Fourth of July that passed during the 1990s, the five of us young cousins escaped into … Continue reading Love in the Era of “Adulting”