Blind Eyes

Photo: CA Hawthorne.

Cubes stacked to the sky where many think they’re living and fewer are asking, “Why.” Blind eyes peek through blinds where the crowded are alone, for the unseeing don’t witness Continue Reading →

Life is Rich

In diversity we are rich. For some reason as we approach what I consider the year’s midpoint this thought strikes me. Yes, many—perhaps most—believe we’ve already passed the year’s midway Continue Reading →

Train Stations

Photo: CA Hawthorne

I wanted to be a writer when I was young, but I became convinced the train I sought had already left the station before I arrived. Where, I wondered, was Continue Reading →

Stop What You’re Doing

Photo: CA Hawthorne. Twin Domes in Carlsbad Caverns.

STOP! Think about what you’re doing right now. Ever hear about the person who ran with the ball before catching it because in their mind they were already making the Continue Reading →

Counting Scars

Photo: CA Hawthorne

If I knew how many scars I have I could tell you how many scars it takes before you’re unwilling to let someone in, before you’re unwilling to risk heartache. Continue Reading →

Once in a Lifetime News

Since my blog last Thursday I’ve thought a lot about my writing. That post was about answering questions relating to my writing process and what makes my stories unique. I Continue Reading →