The Evolution of Individuality

There are hierarchies to everything: survival, government, society, personal development, you name it there is a series of sequential steps, phases in development, that lead from one platform in the hierarchy to the next. Perhaps its easier to view these developments as an evolution rather than an advancement through predetermined …

Blocked

I’m blocked. I sit down to write with a cup of tea in a quiet room and I get comfortable. I rid my mind of all the noise of the day, all the noises of life and narrow my focus to a single point, as if by doing so I …

Country Living

I’m sitting on the patio – a converted carport with the concrete sealed and painted to cover the oil stains – surrounded by the insect buzz and birdsong of the impenetrable summertime woods that envelope my grandmother’s house on this gravel road, in what my wife facetiously likes to call …

Peace

I can’t help it, I read the news. Even though I hate every second of it, even though it makes me miserable and angry, I do it anyway, perhaps out of a sense that with so much disaster in the world (both natural and man-made), the least I can do …