Monthly Archives: February 2016

.: Lydiamosa Tree Story :.

  THE FALLEN TREE: An Allegory on Handicaps (By Henry Close) There are many different kinds of trees in a tropical rain forest.  Some are tall and slender, with leaves only at the very top.  Others have branches and limbs all up and down the trunks.  Some of the limbs point up toward the sky, while some point straight out…

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.: The gravity of the decision :. Risk and reward…

Just this evening, my daughter, Ava, texted, “Mom, I have to tell you something. Don’t get mad.” (This of course means, “Mom, I am equal amounts terrified and worried that you’ll punish me or that I’ll disappoint you. Tell me everything is okay.”) I imagined the worst thing that could happen and decided before I…

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