The Bios Urn: Life Anew

Old Memories When I was a child in arms, I recall my grandfather holding me up to a tree trunk next to his garage. He “helped” me carve my initial into the bark of the tree—basically he did the carving as I was just too young. But I vividly remember this. My mother and grandmother were horrified I would cut… Continue reading

Amy Winehouse, RIP

I didn’t know much about Amy Winehouse.  Not long ago I stumbled into her song, Back to Black, and immediately loved her gritty, tangy, deeply soulful style rendered with her contralto voice. Apparently her very short life was a tumultuous and generally self-destructive one. I hope she rests in a peace she did not know in this world. Amy Winehouse… Continue reading

Just Thought I Would Share…

This came across my desk in 2000. The world is such a large and difficult place to understand. Dr. Harter’s information helps frame it in a comprehensible perspective: If we could shrink the earth’s population to a villiage of exactly 100 people, with all of the existing human ratios remaining the same, it would look something like the following. There… Continue reading