Happy Talker Certainties


 There is a kind of certainty I find cringe-worthy. It's the false certainty of the happy talkers, who at the drop of a hat fill the air with their banal expressions of hopefulness …

From Quiet Desperation to Overflowing Fullness


 While in Chennai, India, some years ago I noticed many blank and expressionless dogs. These dogs were such a contrast to Amy, my little dog back home who was always so wide-eyed …