Sometimes it hits me so hard I want to curl up in a ball and whimper. I’m ready for 2020 to be over with. My father passed away, and millions have died from COVID, and more will continue to die. My life, and so many other lives, have been upended. Normally I'm okay to deal... Continue Reading →


WordPress has a feature that means you can see where people are looking at your blog. I don't know if it makes much of a distinction between a VPN and the real location of a person, but I have been getting a "lot" of views from China. (I don't have a lot of followers, but... Continue Reading →


I haven't been writing lately, which is often the case when I can't find anything positive to say. This page is only about being positive. Foro, my little stuffed cow, is about allowing myself to be childlike and to see the world with hope and love. Sometimes it's harder to do than others. I was... Continue Reading →


I walked down a small mountain with a student last month. It was a school outing, and he wasn't able to stay for the whole hike because he taught a martial arts class to little kids in the afternoon. The mountain we were walking down was just big enough (bigger than a hill, smaller than... Continue Reading →

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