Monthly Archives: June 2015

GUILT GEMS

As I get older, I have much more to look back on and feel guilty about. Yes, yes there’s no point in feeling guilty.  I could go into what has made me like this, but who cares? When I can’t … Continue reading

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FATHERS DAY

On this Fathers Day, I would like to give thanks to my Croatian forefathers, Jule, Franko, Vicko and Mice Mekjavic, who left their birthplace of Brac, Croatia in the early 1900’s and settled in North and South America. In the … Continue reading

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IN THE BEGINNING

Earlier this week, The Atlantic carried an interview with Stephen King in which he declared that he spends months and even years writing the beginning sentences of his novels. In this blog and elsewhere I have written about the power of … Continue reading

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WABI SABI AND THE GIANT PEACH

This is all about wabi sabi and has nothing to do with a Giant Peach–it’s just that the term “wabi sabi” sounds to me like the title of a children’s book. Or someone making fun of the Japanese language. I … Continue reading

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