May 2017

Awe and Wonder

Dear Friends and Readers, Life is moving at a seemingly fast and relentless pace, which is of course my doing. The last five months of work have been performed primarily to pay off a substantial debt which was created by my mismanagement of money. I realized almost two years ago when I wrote my first blog about my grandfather who was a gambler who gambled away his white walking cane,

Knowing When To Say Good Bye

Thirteen  years ago, after an epiphany which occurred on a ferry crossing the Puget Sound, I heard the voice of “God” and decided to move to Washington D.C. instead  of San Francisco. The voice said “Go back home and see if the family you ran away from when you were 15 are the same “monsters” you then believed them to be.” At the time, I heard that “voice ” I