The West Wind Whispered


I dreamed I was fighting for my country I dreamed of the cannon’s mighty roar A soldier boy in blue, a dream come true Defending my sweet homeland in a war I dreamed of a compound on the hillside And of a flag that fluttered in the breeze I heard myself cry as the bullets […]

Midnight Moonlight


Midnight, moonlight, lost in the black night The headless horseman is coming up the road You’re shaking, shivering, quivering in fright He might take you off to Satan’s dark abode Crouching, creeping, oppression is sweeping A grey mist encompassing everything around The sorrowful sound of a young girl weeping The manic laughter around you does […]

Witches Rock – Costa Rica


  Witches Rock – Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica. This one is for you, Gran! Lovely photograph(not this one!). Related articles White Faced Capuchin Monkey – Costa Rica (artfulhelix.wordpress.com) Costa Rica (sunshineinthelibrary.wordpress.com) Too Cute! Baby Sloths, A Documentary on Costa Rica Sloth Sanctuary (laughingsquid.com)

Does Romance Endure?


I have witnessed enduring romance, timeless tenderness, eternal passion, and yes, even unceasing lust, in my life and times. I am especially honored by my recollections of one very special elderly couple.   For several years, I worked in the home of a local elderly couple as a private nurse. I was often staying there over night.  They asked me to spend my […]