My Father’s Hand

When I was growing up, I lived in the greatest country in the world, America! It was an American’s footprint on the moon. It was in America that there was plenty to eat and plenty to invent. People came from all over the world to seek the American Dream. The generation before me grew up […]

The Day I Met an Angel

It happened a long time ago, but I still remember the date, December 4, 1984. A very young 22 year old freshly out of design school, I was living a dream in the city that never sleeps. On that bitterly cold Sunday afternoon, I had been spending the day enjoying the Van Gogh at Arles […]

Just a Cookie

It was about the size of my hand. A golden brown shortbread cookie shaped like a mallard duck and filled with raspberry jam. Just a cookie, but as far as cookies go, it was extraordinary. As I looked at the cookie I held, it seemed as if the relentlessly ticking clock on the wall held […]

The Mysterious Inheritance

Human beings! We love to talk about ourselves. We just cannot seem to help it. Living out our lives inside these fragile bodies can go either way. On the good days, when our legs are strong and our minds are clear, the body feels invincible and beautiful. It is the perfect space suit inside which […]

Which Words Do You Wear?

Here on the information highway, I find myself thumbing for a ride. After all, this is where people from all over this planet are telling their stories. A good place for a storyteller to observe and share. It seems to me that this computer is a bit like one of those small airplanes used for […]