Author Archives: stanfordnl

The Sleepover

When I was 7 years old, my family lived in what was called a subdivision.  In ours, all the houses were built exactly alike-except for the shutters and the garage door which was painted a different color for each house. … Continue reading

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Lost in the Gloaming

In the old days they called it the gloaming.  I always loved that word-gloaming. I always thought it captured perfectly the look and feel of that brief time between daylight and darkness. That few moments when everything is cast in … Continue reading

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Letters to Sarah update

Hello My Friends!! I have been asked about the progress of Book Three of my series-Letters to Sarah.  I can tell you that Book Three is being written and is, in fact, half completed.  When I have managed to write … Continue reading

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Shameless Self Promotion

    Many of us maintain a blog as a place to vent our inner selves.  Some maintain the blog in order to dabble at writing whatever genre inspires them. And some maintain a blog in order to share that … Continue reading

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My Mask

I have worn a mask for most of my years.  I wear the mask of “I’m fine” and “I’m good” and “no, nothing’s wrong”.  I wear the mask of “Of course I will listen to your worries.” and “Yes, I … Continue reading

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I’m Not Really White

I had a conversation recently with two people..one caucasian and one black.  There was a bit of joking about color and discussions about other things more mundane, but after the conversation had ended, I began to think about it. I … Continue reading

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Along The Way

The last time I wrote about walking the path I took  again today, it resulted in a post about my body arguing the necessity of the walk.  Just a fun post.  This time, however, it is not so fun. When … Continue reading

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