INNER WORLDS

“Here Be Dragons” is how ancient map makers marked the region where the known world ended and the unknown began. Here is my exploration of that mysterious, unknown “inner world” of heart, mind and soul.

NO CLOSER INTIMACY

Posted on Sep 10, 2014 | 3 comments

NO CLOSER INTIMACY

When I was younger, I thought that sex was as close as one person could be with another. After sharing the death of my mother, father, a good friend and two beloved dogs, I discovered that there were things even more intimate. Read on to find out what I have learned about these and other "Grave Matters."

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BURY ME IN THE SAND

Posted on Sep 1, 2013 | 2 comments

BURY ME IN THE SAND

The sands of time once gathered round my feet.
Now they blow in drifts and dunes,
sometimes waist deep ...

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OUR FAMILY STORY GOES INTERNATIONAL

Posted on Dec 21, 2011 | 5 comments

OUR FAMILY STORY GOES INTERNATIONAL

My very personal, yet universal story of immigrant roots, The Key to my Grandfather's House, is being translated into Italian by the Italian magazine Mmasciata.  This is the first installment.

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DAWN, THE PERFECT WAY TO TOP OFF THE DAY

Posted on Jun 10, 2011 | 1 comment

DAWN, THE PERFECT WAY TO TOP OFF THE DAY

Cats and dogs, mice and cats, early risers and night owls ... who really rules the world?

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BE YOUR SUBSTITUTE

Posted on Apr 15, 2011 | 1 comment

BE YOUR SUBSTITUTE

At what point do you become your own substitute, a parody of yourself ?

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IT IS BETTER TO HIT CAMERAS, THAN HIT YOUR SONS

Posted on Sep 10, 2010 | 1 comment

IT IS BETTER TO HIT CAMERAS, THAN HIT YOUR SONS

Cameras are often the indirect target of other aggression.

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DAD’S ABANDONED SHOES

Posted on Sep 10, 2010 | 5 comments

DAD’S ABANDONED SHOES

Even abandoned shoes can be poignant.

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THE KEY TO MY GRANDFATHER’S HOUSE

Posted on Aug 5, 2010 | 0 comments

THE KEY TO MY GRANDFATHER’S HOUSE

… a very personal, yet universal story of an immigrant, Italian-American family and, a trip with my brother and two Italian aunts to the place of my father's birth, Cosenza, Italy.

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