spiritual life

Is Post Pandemic Stress Syndrome a thing?

I recently heard that a certain percentage of survivors of the influenza epidemic of the early 1900s manifested Post Traumatic Stress Disorder for a handful of years after the dying stopped. The journalist in me wondered how modern Americans could determine an accurate percentage for something that happened a century ago -- particularly given that… Continue reading Is Post Pandemic Stress Syndrome a thing?

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Can Gen Z rise up?

This is something I think about a lot. My daughters are Gen Z. Their friends and dating pool are Gen Z. I have skin in the game. Photo by lalesh aldarwish on Pexels.com What will become of this unique generation -- whose span is bookended by 9/11 and COVID and whose very name suggests finality?… Continue reading Can Gen Z rise up?

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Moving at the speed of life

"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by,And that has made all the difference." Robert Frost, American poet No clear path. Where to go? Where to go? There is a trail near our home just isolated enough that Miles dog can run free, but in view of enough homes… Continue reading Moving at the speed of life

books, romance

“Suspended Aggravation” Chapter 26 live, FREE

Click here to link the Chapter 26. Scroll to the bottom of the link to access earlier chapters. Chapter 26 is live and free, thanks to the generosity of an arts patron. A quick look: Gabe and Allie have a hashtag and a shot at some actual privacy. Will the #leavethemalone momentum finally include Allie’s… Continue reading “Suspended Aggravation” Chapter 26 live, FREE

books, romance

“Suspended Aggravation” Chapter 25 is live, FREE

Click here to read chapter 25. Scroll to the bottom of the link for older chapters. Or, to start at the beginning of the book, Google "Suspended Aggravation" Chapter 1 for the quickest access. 🙂 Chapter 25 is live and FREE (thanks to the generosity of an arts patron). We're past the halfway point in… Continue reading “Suspended Aggravation” Chapter 25 is live, FREE