Almost like coffee, music is a must when I’m writing (well, for me it is). Mood Music! It could be calming music or EPIC!, but no matter what I’m writing or how I’m feeling, one thing’s for sure is my writing music has little-to-no lyrics. It’s about the music, the instruments, and my story is the […]
“I’d rather have a body full of scars and a head full of memories, than a head full of regrets and perfect skin.” – Atticus ********** Some people choose to live a sheltered and protected life. They would rather live in a vault, a safe and secure environment, a place where others need a special […]
St. Simeon, Bishop of Jerusalem, Martyr A.D. 116. ST. SIMEON was the son of Cleophas, otherwise called Alpheus, brother to St. Joseph, and of Mary, sister of the Blessed Virgin. He was therefore nephew both to St. Joseph and to the Blessed Virgin, and cousin-german to Christ. Simeon and Simon are the same name, and […]
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We recently got a sweet little Australian Shepherd and tomorrow night marks one week with him in our lives! He is cute, there’s no doubt about that. However, don’t let the cuteness fool you. This puppy, and puppies in general, are a LOT of work. Meet Atticus! Most people get the reference but if you […]
4PM SUNDAY, MARCH 3 Jason Baldinger, who will host this reading, sez John Dorsey and Nikki Allen are back in town and Missouri poets Jeanette Powers and Victor Clevenger will be joining them and that seemed like a good enough reason have a reading! Rounding out the bill will be Lori Jakiela. This is an […]
Last Tuesday I witnessed one of my favorite books, To Kill a Mockingbird be brought to life on the Broadway stage. Aaron Sorkin, the God of television writing, has adapted Harper Lee’s legacy into an honest and realistic experience on the stage. This experience started with the set, it is simple yet captivating. The courtroom […]
16 February, 2019 Since days on the ship can get a little boring if you’re attending class all the time, Semester at Sea likes to spice it up a little bit every once in a while by hosting special events. There are two big events that almost all SASers know about before going on the […]
This is a very rough draft. It’s a segmented essay written about my week as a cam girl.
5 Years at Sanctuary I moved to a new home on February 14th, 2014. After a few months I named my house – ‘Sanctuary’. I’m amazed that I’ve been here as a widower for five full years. Sanctuary has a story to tell – in its coming, its being, and its meaning. Sanctuary is something […]
You my fairytale my book to never finish let me linger in your pages a little ever longer. Atticus
Saint of the Day for Monday, February 18th, 2019 St. Simon In St. Matthew’s Gospel, we read of St. Simon or Simeon who is described as one of our Lord’s brethren or kinsmen. His father was Cleophas, St. Joseph’s brother, and his mother, according to some writers, was our Lady’s sister. He would therefore be […]
ABOUT TODAY Feast: Simon the Apostle: Very little is known of Simon, but the Zealots were a terrorist group bent on freeing Judea from the Romans. In Christ, Simon found his true Liberator. Tradition holds that he was Jesus’ cousin; son of Joseph’s brother Alphaeus (Cleopas) and his wife Mary. After the death of James, […]