"Lives Well Lived: Aunt Dorothy Marseilles"

Today I’m doing something completely out of the norm. In fact in the two years that I’ve been blogging I’ve only done it twice before. And what is that you ask? It’s not really a big thing, but when I started my blog I promised myself that I wouldn’t become a “cut and paste” blogger, …

Our Daily Bread: "Patience Young Grasshopper"

Long before actor David Carradine discovered the thrills and chills of autoerotic asphyxiation which led to his untimely death in a hotel closet in Bangkok a few years ago, he starred in the television series called  ‘Kung Fu’. In it played Kwai Chang Caine, an orphaned half American half Chinese  raised by monks, who was forced …

"The Urge"

Ever had the urge? You know, that wickedly delicious impulse to do something completely out of character, something wild, crazy or even a little dangerous! Now I’m not talking about going on some murderous crime spree, or string of robberies, nothing felonious or harmful to others. What I’m referring to, is those spur of the …