Toast to a coach

On the day after Thanksgiving, the cat and I stepped out on the front porch to greet a cold Georgia morning. She was looking for wildlife – squirrels, birds, chipmunks, moles. I was marveling that yesterday it was 65 degrees, and this morning 32. It was on a morning like this, but sunnier, that aRead more

Confessions of a mystic

"There must be some kind of way out of here, said the joker to the thief there’s too much confusion I can’t get no relief…"                     From "All Along the Watchtower"* I picked up a copy of TIME magazine the other day in the library, intrigued by the cover story "TheRead more

Can you see me now?

FRIDAY, NOV. 11 – From where I’m standing on the 10th tee, three rolling fairways stretch away between tall oaks and pines, green and inviting. It is mid-morning and the air is crisp and warming pleasantly, and the sky is cloudless. Below the teebox are 11 golf carts bristling with equipment. On the tee itself,Read more

Completing the circuit

FRIDAY, NOV. 4 — Last week I wrote that I’d signed up with Match.com to find out if a woman I’d seen on the site was one I encountered in a grocery store last year, and to prove that I wasn’t too good for online matchmaking. Well, she isn’t and I’m not, and at someRead more