Wildfires 

I looked up to see the fires burning coming down the hill facing my father seated at his bay window looking out over the life he built, a life he gave his children, the future of our children, an American Dream bought of Italian immigrants to carrying the great Italian grapes to the fertile fecund […]

One would think –

… with so much going for me, I’d be more, well, influential. Being “effective” takes too much real-time.  But, according to the experts, my “personality type” is known to radiate authenticity, concern and altruism, unafraid to stand up and speak when they feel something needs to be said. How do we know when something “needs” […]

Falco Perigrinus

The pilgrim falcon A bird of pray Their nests, a pilgrimage to the sanctity of life These birds your father bore These flights of fancy Toned down geomancy A restless native nature Barely captured In the shutter stop Smash of metal snapped to Metal The film spool glides /another butterfly / Nothing is the same […]