Month: November 2009

Foreign phrases

Oftentimes it takes a non-English word or phrase to capture exactly what you want to say or how something or someone makes you feel. ┬áThe sixties is the time to pinpoint the emotion, the attitude, or the thought. Here are… Read More ›

Nearer than you think

Intimations of mortality are everywhere. The only antidote is to appreciate the everyday, the commonplace, the unexpected joyous moment. If you happen to be 60+ and you like poetry, the following poem will appeal. “Refusing at Fifty-Two to Write Sonnets”… Read More ›