What is the origin of Christmas?

The time of Christmas is a wonderful thing.  Knowing how it came about, the multi-cultural contributions and events over time can provide a greater understanding of its value to our societies.  It behooves everyone to appreciate and enjoy this precious time....

One Among the Great Generation

He was born on Flower Island, on the upper Missouri River, a ‘no-man’s’ land between South Dakota and Iowa.  As the eldest of four boys, he bore the burden of labor and accountability as the family were ‘croppers’ and marketed their vegetables by boating them...

We’ve Been Around

A love poem from 1972 describing the experiences of two souls over multiple lifetimes, as animate and inanimate incarnations, forever connected. I was once a rock, A drop of water, A hickory shell, A rose, a lemon tree, A maple in New England, A ball of cotton in...

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