Thoughts

The View From a Field-Anchored Bench

Acres of brown and late summer-weary grasses that were born green in the spring, bend to a cool breeze spawned from the sea below and the sky above.┬áIt’s like sitting in the center of a terrarium of earth, sea, and sky.

Santa Fe Silver

California is my first home and where I thrive. Yet, like the green chili that smothers most any other food in Santa Fe, I must return for a taste of this contrasted world of rodeo to opera.

Taking Democracy Away from Lady Liberty

Something has gone awry, however. It appears the massive power and wealth of these fictitious persons have leaped from the board room into the halls of our Capitol. With a corporation unable to maintain a moral compass by it very legal definition, democracy, you and I mean little.