Five Ways to Jumpstart The Wor...

Jan 18, 2011 by

In my new young adult novel Jumpstart the World, Frank, my transgender character, tells Elle,”The world doesn’t always...

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Me, Mick, and THE ROLLING STON...

Dec 22, 2010 by

It was sometime in the spring or early summer of 1966. I was News Director for KAFY Radio in Bakersfield and doing special reports...

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The Book vs The Movie

Dec 8, 2010 by

I get a lot of questions about this one. Q: What did I think of the movie version of Pay It Forward? A: I thought the book was...

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The Reporter I trust (and ther...

Dec 8, 2010 by

When I was a child television news in our home meant Walter Cronkite. In junior high school history class we watched his “You...

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Beautiful Big Bottomed Women!

Dec 1, 2010 by

The four Beautiful Big Bottomed Women in this series are a celebration of women birthed in sensual soul-earth memory. All four women,...

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A Post About A Bookstore

Nov 17, 2010 by

My first true mentor was author Jean Brody (Gideon’s House, A Coven of Women, Cleo). I met her when I first had the guts to...

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Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome

Nov 17, 2010 by

Dr. Joy DeGruy (formerly Dr. Joy DeGruy Leary), author of Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury...

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Jeremy Rifkin – RSA Anim...

Nov 17, 2010 by

Never has the world seemed so completely united-in the form of communication, commerce, and culture-and so savagely torn apart-in the...

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Operation Small Axe

Nov 3, 2010 by

Editorial Note: This video trailer for the film Operation Small Axe is a follow-up to the article last week from Adimu Madyun. Adimu...

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Delight or Flight From Fright?

Oct 27, 2010 by

                  If I were to ask what frightens you, what would you say? Would it be...

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Nothing Is Lost

Oct 27, 2010 by

One of the nice things about writing beyond the wisdom I live is that at times when my thinking has gotten all messed up I have my...

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Five Ways to Jumpstart the Wor...

Oct 27, 2010 by

In my new young adult novel Jumpstart the World, Frank, my transgender character, tells Elle,”The world doesn’t always...

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Looking Past the Looking Glass

Oct 21, 2010 by

Once, a little girl stopped in front of a mirror, to admire her decided loveliness. She looked and looked, and became mesmerized with...

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Social networking can be unexp...

Oct 5, 2010 by

                I have had two very difficult blows dealt me while social networking on...

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Memory, A Double Edged Sword

Sep 29, 2010 by

                Recently I visited with a 98-year-old woman who was simply delightful. Her...

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Strolls Lake Merritt

Sep 22, 2010 by

“Strolls Lake Merritt” is an 9×12 ink and water color print of a magical nanosecond encounter with an elderly...

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Five Minutes of Heaven: A film...

Sep 17, 2010 by

Every time I’m tempted to believe I’ve encountered a model of healing that will work for people who have been seriously...

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Are we born racist?

Sep 9, 2010 by

Book Review: Are We Born Racist?: New Insights from Neuroscience and Positive Psychology By Jason Marsh, Jeremy Adam Smith, Rodolfo...

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Did you know one of Brigham Yo...

Sep 7, 2010 by

Mormon historian D. Michael Quinn has written about Young’s 35th child (no, that’s not a typo) who created the character...

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta...

Jul 31, 2010 by

When I was a child in the early 1960’s I received a polio vaccine, as did my sister and most everyone I knew. What I did not...

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Downtown

Jul 31, 2010 by

http://www.momentscount.com/Audio_Podcast/2010/downtown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:13 —...

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New Orleans At Dawn

Jul 15, 2010 by

“New Orleans at Dawn” is an 8×10 oil canvas that captures energies collected on my first visit to the historic city...

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Practice Makes Perfect: Being ...

Jul 2, 2010 by

I was talking to a piano student yesterday about practice. Although this is a typical subject frequently and repetitively discussed...

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Steinbeck and son – a fa...

Jun 20, 2010 by

http://www.momentscount.com/Audio_Podcast/2010/steinbeckandson.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:08 —...

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