The Charioteer

I am sitting in my apartment in Athens, having just traveled for a week and a half in Israel visiting … More

The Damn Shoe

Well folks, the other shoe dropped. A few days after I posted my last essay, things went downhill. The night … More

Hello, June

I typically try to write a blog each month, but somehow May slipped away from me and it never happened. … More

April Showers

One-third of the year is over, and it always amazes me how fast the months zip by. Especially this time … More


These days, I’ve been measuring the state of affairs in my life by our return to pre-pandemic activities. It’s interesting, … More

House Arrest

I’m not superstitious about the significance of how a year starts, but this one has us locked down in quarantine, … More

A Christmas Wish

Another December comes to an end, another Christmas unfolds before our eyes, lights twinkling, presents and too much food, and … More


I have a strange, sometimes frustrating method for traveling. It’s one part methodical, one part woo-woo. I started traveling at … More


What do you do when everything feels hopeless? Like we’re born, life beats us around, and then we die kind … More