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sherrie-theriault's picture
Dec.05.2013
December 5     My Most Important Meal   Sweet potato pudding sits on the plate; I sit in my place and wield my spoon until the plate is clean.  I’m fed, my day begins.  If this is the best part of my day, life is still sweet and fine.  Time skips its way through and I...
fran-lewis's picture
Jul.09.2013
Within My Grasp: Mike Penketh with Marti Smiley Childs and Jeff March Every story has its own beginning, middle and end. Life does too. Some start out by being born to two great parents, going to school, graduating college and hopefully engaging in a career that is fulfilling and rewarding. But,...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Apr.04.2013
I'm in a hurry and don't know why... I was on a flight yesterday morning from Louisville to Sarasota to visit with clients. Sitting on the plane just before takeoff, I looked out the window at the massive wing reaching out on either side of the fuselage like a mighty eagle stretching its wings...
jeanne-powell's picture
Nov.02.2012
FLIGHT a film review by Jeanne Powell Denzel Washington delivers a engrossing performance as a troubled airline pilot in “Flight.”  This film, directed by Robert Zemeckis, has Oscar™ nomination written all over it. Washington initially trained for the stage with the American Conservatory...
quenntis-ashby's picture
Dec.11.2011
Living as sugar free as possible means falling in love with turtles again; the type that fly; legs & neck extended to the max - hurtling...
timothy-carstensen's picture
Nov.21.2011
The following entry begins as I travel via mission plane to a flight station in another part of Zambia, Africa. Enjoy! Entry 7:     I am beginning this post in the air, as I'm flying in on a four seater cessna with Bob Young to attend his flight service meetings.     I...
jam-hamidi's picture
Nov.07.2011
Again I dreamed vividly, imagining the wait, or, the anticipation of the imminent fight. I was hesitant to say I would do it before. Knowing what, afterwards, would swim back and forth in my (and let's say it) testosterone composition. Bodies etched on the floor by the permanent light. Blood...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Nov.18.2010
In life, we experience two kinds of fear: Real fear, and psychological fear. Or, as I prefer to think of the latter, ego-fear. In the words of Immanuel Kant, the ego is “our precious little self.” Or as Eckhart Tolle calls it, “the voice in the head.” It isn’t who you really are, but the you that...
dale-estey's picture
Oct.06.2010
  I was walking by the harbour last evening. At dusk. It is the fall of the year and there are not too many people on the boardwalk. Lights on the far side. Lighthouse flashing from the island near the mouth of the harbour. A ship ablaze with lights from its bridge, backing into a slip in the...
beth-mann's picture
May.07.2010
The first time I died in my sleep, I was a child. Someone had knocked me on the head in my dream and I began rising quickly, into the air. A little voice whispered urgently, “Don’t go any higher or you can’t come back!” Shaken, I willed myself to fall downward and woke up. My flying dreams would...