Category Archives: Love

I Am Enough (by Eileen)

I saw a funny graphic once titled “Average Day for a Musician.”  Three-quarters of the pie chart was labeled “Crippling self-doubt.”  It was certainly hilarious, but I wish this wasn’t so true.  Recently I was privileged to once again perform at a dance at a large convention and was treated like a rock star.  Less than two days later I was wallowing in that crippling … Continue reading I Am Enough (by Eileen) »

A Mutt Named America

The recent public conversation on immigrants and immigration has had a tearing effect on the American psyche.  It seems for many Americans the memory of how we came to be American people has been forgotten.  For most of us, America is not our native land.  We, too, are foreigners, descended of refugees from an earlier time.  Many of our ancestors were greeted in an equally … Continue reading A Mutt Named America »

What’s So Special About Beauty?

Marsha and I like to walk over to Grand Avenue Park in Everett after dinner to watch the sun set over the Olympic Mountains.  The scene is so picturesque, so grand, so serene, so beautiful.  I remember as a boy watching the sunset from Discovery Park and feeling the same serenity.  I lived away from the Pacific Northwest for 37 years and hardly a day … Continue reading What’s So Special About Beauty? »