In remembrance of my dad, whose birthday would be today, I am posting a story my daughter wrote at age 11. It was a school assignment. He would be honored to know that his name survives in print, and that his memory lives on in the minds of those that loved him. Here it is. [...]
Once upon a time, there was a Count, who lived in the reign of Granada, in Andalucía. His name was Lucanor. Whenever Lucanor had a perplexing issue in his life, he knew he could go to Patrón, his faithful and wise councilor, for good advice. Well, it happened one early morning, in the courtyard, where [...]
For if you do, no one will ever believe you.
Jupiter's day in December. Midmorning - quiet. The subtle sound of an airplane was heard overhead and the simmering of the oatmeal on the stove sounded. A blue brightness surrounded. At 27 degrees it was cold, but as the afternoon wore on it never felt too cold to walk around outside. In fact it felt [...]
Sky is Blue, breeze in the air, not too hot. Weather patterns fluctuate, reminds us of another season. Summer with Autumn is in the air! Jesus Christ Superstar, last night. Brought me back to 1973. Revolutionary for young people. Religious education, a Catholic one. Jesus as a real man, with hopes, desires and dreams. Judas [...]