Posted in April 2015

our blue

our blue

  {photo is an abstract blue image. i find it quite beautiful.} it is april blue-hued, thick-with-fear, overwhelming, tired, angry, out of words, april blue blue-hued blue what is that song? damn it, what is that song? blue-hued into blue a mellow blueness yes i start to hum the words come Where are you going? Where are you … Continue reading

the turtle king

the turtle king

And I would tell you how awesome the book is and how it has something for everyone from a princess to a cop to a superhero turtle who uses magic powers to get the princess out of jail and how when Luau looked at the book this morning, he said, “Hmm, it seems to be … Continue reading

what I would tell you

what I would tell you

I have so much to tell you, yet the clock ticks its disapproval as I sit down to type. I don’t have time. Somehow there’s just never time. If there were, I’d tell you how excited I am that Brooke wrote a book for us. That’s right, for US. I would tell you about how … Continue reading

perspective

perspective

Tonight we had the incredible privilege of joining a friend of Luau’s who is an orthodox Rabbi, his wife, Sarah, their seven children, and numerous other assorted guests for their celebration of the Sabbath. The evening was not an easy one for Brooke. In fact, the setting was essentially a recipe for disaster – from … Continue reading

communication

communication

I am in an unfamiliar place. I do not speak the language, nor know the local customs. I do not feel well. I approach a woman nearby. “Excuse me, please,” I say. “I don’t mean to bother you, but I have a stomach ache. Can you help me?” She puts her finger to her lips and … Continue reading