Bonny M

A beautiful spirit my friend, Bonny McGowan passed on Saturday, August 5th, 2017, and I wrote this for her little granddaughter, Saylor. I hope it will help you, too, understand why we love this amazing Bonny so much. Hold each other closer than ever. Life is so ephemeral and fragile and brief.

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Why I Share Responsibility in this Upside-Down World…

This morning we watched CBS Morning like we always try and do most Sunday mornings and this one really got to me. It was the segment about those Trump supporters in West Virginia –at one time mostly Democrats but now die hard “Trumpsters.” I could feel my ire starting to boil over and my judgement […]


“Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I-I took the one less traveled by. And that has made all the difference.” ~ Robert Frost

A few days ago, Pete and I headed for a Broadway musical playing in downtown San Diego—If/Then, starring Tony-award-winning Idina Menzel (Wicked, Rent, Frozen, Glee). I […]

Fallen Soldier – A Moment to be Shared…

“Every instant of time is a pinprick of eternity. All things are insignificant, easily changed, vanishing away.” Marcus Aurelius , 121-180, Roman emperor and philosopher

Life is so unpredictable. I must share with you a recent experience that holds on to my heart and won’t let go. I’m just so aware of how each minute […]

An Unfairwell…

Christmas Tree and Dumpster

I can’t stand it anymore. Deep down in the bowels of my apartment complex next to dumpsters and rows of cars I notice her. There she leans, tossed out, forgotten, the faint keen pine smell of her dry leaves barely discernible next to the wreak of trash. I could wax poetic about […]