Category Archives: Reflecting Pool

At times it’s necessary to study the reflection in the water.

Between the Cracks

I’m very aware that I’m not mainstream. I freely admit to it. And I’m ok with that. I was never the popular kid growing up. Anything but, actually. At the same time, I never really disliked the groups of people … Continue reading

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rabbit trails

The comfort of a friend with whom you can spend hours with talking, debating, and recounting life can yield many spurs in a conversation. For instance, have you ever tried to stay on the topic of, say, the crumbs left … Continue reading

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Stealing the Sheets

This morning my wife and I had a bit of… an issue. As is often the case, the debate as to which individual in the marriage has territorial rights and claims to a given amount of bed coverings is a … Continue reading

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ONE thought…

Fight or flight. One chance. Survival of the fittest. IF you want it done right, do it yourself. Nature vs. Nurture. Army of One. The solidarity of one’s life is as evident now in the days of technology as they … Continue reading

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Shifting Focus

Whilst sitting with two close friends last week at my dining room table, I had a sudden revelation about the self and how an individual deals with it. As my friend is talking about his sister and brother-in-law and the … Continue reading

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Non-Punctual Self-Assessment

It has literally just dawned on me that I may have lost sight of my original vision for this blog. A little over three months have passed since I began this endeavor, and yet in that short time it appears … Continue reading

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The Nomad and the Settler, Part 1: The Background of the Nomad

A war has been brewing inside me for years now, and I become increasingly aware of it as the days tick by. The nature of the conflict is holistic; that is, it’s spiritual, physical, mental, and emotional. It fights with … Continue reading

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