The Sun as a Metaphor for Life

Oyster Point sunrise on 10.20.2016

It is 7:52 AM on Sunday January 30th, 2022. I’m sitting in my la-Z-Boy recliner in the second floor reading nook. The rising sun illuminates this small space with a young light promising a beautiful day. For the past decade I have preferred the early morning to late at night. The start of a day…… Continue reading The Sun as a Metaphor for Life

John Berger – Each pine at dusk

Each pine at dusklodges the birdof its voiceperpendicular and stillthe forestindifferent to historytearless as stonerepeatsin tremulous excitementthe ancient storyof the sun going down. John Berger from “And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos” New Yorker – Postscript: John Berger, 1926 – 2017: 

Winter Solstice 2016

Happy Winter Solstice! The reason for the season. The Winter Solstice heralds the symbolic rebirth of the Sun, the lengthening of days, and the promise of renewed life. I would have liked to appreciate the winter solstice sunset from somewhere cold and with snow.  But here in Pacifica it was a warm 61 degrees and…… Continue reading Winter Solstice 2016

Journal Entry – 10.20.2016

Sunset at Nick's - Rockaway Beach - 10.20.2016

It is 5:16 AM. Today I have an all day travel industry event and must leave very early so my morning ‘me time’ is cut very short.  These things can be a bit draining but also great opportunities to do a lot of networking.  Needless to say I’m looking forward to tomorrow which is Friday.…… Continue reading Journal Entry – 10.20.2016