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Finding My Voice

Because of the traumatic brain injury created by electroconvulsive therapy—shock treatments, I can’t give you a timeline in any order.
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Mars Is the Kind of Place to Raise Your Kids

Just in time for the new school year, here's an article on those lovely little creatures we call “children.” This, of course, is fiction. Or is it?
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Chanel’s “Tail” — The Heart of a Lady

Huntington Beach offered up a lovely treat for its residents today. The ocean breeze softly caused the beachfront palms to gently sway as they led me towards the shelter.
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Keep on Learning

The other morning my agent from Red Willow Talent sent me a text asking "Can you send a couple of voice-overs of you doing an auctioneer?"
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Leo’s Dilemma

As I walked up Newland Street and reached the area of the Santa Ana River I once again heard those canine voices...
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Finding My Voice

Because of the traumatic brain injury created by electroconvulsive therapy—shock…
Mars Is the Kind of Place to Raise Your Kids

Just in time for the new school year, here's an…
New Life and New Beginnings

This season we watched a cycle as old as time…
Chanel’s “Tail” — The Heart of a Lady

Huntington Beach offered up a lovely treat for its residents…
Keep on Learning

The other morning my agent from Red Willow Talent sent…
The Meanderings of Two “Seenagers”–We Explore Another Culture

It is often said that some of the greatest adventures…
Leo’s Dilemma

As I walked up Newland Street and reached the area…
What Am I Doing Here?

I truly never know what to expect as I walk…
The Meanderings of Two “Seenagers”

The fact is that between us, Burt and I have…
Crystal Has a Heart of Gold!

What a strange day it was at the beach. Our…
Leo’s Just a Plain-Wrap Sorta Guy

Have you ever had the sort of friend who doesn’t…
A Pirate’s Life for Me!

I want to thank all of you for reading my…
Free Writing: Following My Muse

Around my 65th birthday a thought ran across my brain...I…
More Lessons from the Shelter—Another ‘Tail’

I can honestly say that not only is volunteering at…
My First Political Trip to D.C.

Never in my wildest dreams would I have thought that…
For Women Dangers Are Everywhere

Since my early twenties, traveling to Brazil was a dream…
A Joyful “Tail” and Happy Heart

Today as I walked to the shelter I couldn’t help…
Happiness: A Continuing Study

Looking at a definition of happiness as "feeling pleasure or…
Our Quest To Be Different

Our Quest To Be Different By Amit Mehra The life…
Manotas: Another “Tail” from the Shelter

This morning as I walked from my car to the…
My Happy Place

When life serves up a dose of troubles and stress…
Happiness: A Highly Overrated Experience

Happiness is________. There are many ways to fill in that…
Love and Support

I will admit that I'm a very stubborn fellow sometimes.…
Why Rescue Touches My Heart—Another ‘Tail’

The seasons are changing here in my hometown of Huntington…
Moby, the Dancing Guppy

Fur, fins or feathers... I've lived with, and loved them…
Lessons from the Shelter – Another “Tail”

As I walked the few blocks up Newland St. towards…
My Life As an Acronym

I am sick to death of acronyms, ugh, really? Have…
The Terminal

Men pace Children fidget Women scold
Come With Me

Close your eyes you said And I did
Breakwater

The water slides to the horizon Solid as a slate…
Alignment

Somewhere a door closed And a heart broke open
Starting Over Again

This time of year is always a celebration of family…
Voices on the Water

The ocean wore her silver lame dressing gown Dancing under…
The Sparrow

If I were a sparrow I’d pluck popcorn On the…
Parched

I thought it ironic That brittle leaves Skidding along the…
The Toymaker

Back in the days of the first Gulf War, I…
Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Knows My Dad

You don't have to know who Arthur Ravenel, Jr. is…
Reflections on My Journey Home

I found myself sitting on a rock under the palm…