Splintered Doors

“People are not disturbed by things, but rather the view they take on them.”—Vice Admiral James Stockdale, held captive nearly 8 years as a POW in Vietnam Recently, the worst thing happened to me (It shines light upon the scope of the many blessings life affords me, to speak of the following as the “worst […]


A strange sight at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) last Thursday, 5 a.m. at the height of the virus scare My hand empty of a cup of my beloved coffee! The terminal devoid of the usual throng of soon-to-be airborne passengers Caffeine—my lasting addiction—beneath my skin, it seems, an extra internal organ, shaped like a […]