Author Archives: Michael

Evening Dance

A short poem. Continue reading

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Creativity As Sacred Act

A therapist I was seeing once asked me, “What nurtures you?” This is a deep question, and it took me the remainder of the week to answer it. Many things nurture me to a greater or lesser degree, but the … Continue reading

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My Brain Is Dying

There is a medical alert bracelet on my left wrist. Medical alert bracelets are there to notify others of some special condition in the event that the wearer cannot speak for himself. Things like diabetes, allergies, heart conditions, epilepsy, and … Continue reading

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One Night In Cabo

A literary short story (1265 words). Continue reading

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Who Ya Gonna Bless?

If this were your church, would you approve this message? Why? Why not? WWJD? As always, thanks for taking the time to read my blog.    

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Review: It Happened One Doomsday

Author: Laurence MacNaughton This is a well-written, action-packed urban fantasy. I am not a fan of urban fantasy, or of the fantasy genre in general. I read (and write) science fiction. (And no, they are not the same thing, so shut up.) … Continue reading

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Big ‘White’ Lies

This is a guest post by Charles McCallum, a good friend of mine and a person with excellent critical-thinking skills. I lean more to the Left than he does, and I do not agree with everything he says here. Nonetheless, … Continue reading

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Why Did You Do That?

“Why did you do that?” she asks. I opt for honesty. “I have no idea.” It’s true. I don’t know why I do most of the things I do. I never have. I used to think I did. Back when … Continue reading

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Political Reform Ideas

My wife recently read Itʼs Even Worse Than It Looks by Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein. This book takes a critical and historical look at the current polarization of political parties in the USA and how we got to this … Continue reading

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Last Words

A literary short story (900 words). Continue reading

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