There is no place like home

The airplane drifted over the memory of the life that I was once knew.  A woman who belly danced like a pro.  Loved outrageously.  Mother to five babies, and one that never experienced this world.  Looking down on the city, that looked like a doll house from up above- yet compacted with a never stopping … Continue reading

While You Were Sleeping

I seriously don’t know what happened to me in science class.  Typically I was more interested in the boy sitting next to me.  Or the movie weekend planned with a friend.  Science was a bore …why was I so disinterested in learning about the basic processes of life?  Louie Schwartzberg is a filmmaker genius who has … Continue reading

the building blocks of life

 “Has anyone ever seen anything like this— dawn-fresh, moon-lovely, sun-radiant, ravishing as the night sky with its galaxies of stars?” One day I went strolling through the orchard, looking for signs of spring, Looking for buds about to burst into flower, anticipating readiness, ripeness. Before I knew it my heart was raptured, carried away by … Continue reading