“Goooood Morning, Viet Nam!”

Mar 30, 2022 at 02:41 pm by Paulette Jackson

His name was Adrian Cronauer. He was born in 1938 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where his father was a steelworker, and his mother was a teacher. At the early age of 12,.... Read More

Truth: It's Stranger Than Fiction

Mar 24, 2022 at 06:37 am by Paulette Jackson

“History is history; there’s no use sweeping it under the rug.” -Sweet Home Alabama The year is 1954, and the man in the above photo is my thirty-year-old f.... Read More

They are the Sort of People...

Mar 02, 2022 at 06:00 am by Paulette Jackson 1

Dear Reader,There are people in the world who know no misery and woe and they take comfort in cheerful films about twittering birds and giggling elves. There are people who.... Read More
Paulette and her husband on honeymoon, November 1977.

Valentine's Day and The Art of Love

Feb 09, 2022 at 05:54 am by Paulette Jackson 1

We are not the same, me and youEach one, not twoBut when I am me, without youI am some-how half, not wholeAnd when we are togetherThough a different twoMy heart espi.... Read More

Couple's Conflict: Mediated by Motown

Jan 31, 2022 at 02:54 pm by Paulette Jackson

Rescue meOh take me in your armsRescue meI want your tender charms'Coz I'm lonely and I'm blueI need you and your love too ~Aretha Franklin Being a part of the mental health.... Read More

Faust: Hubris of Humanity in the Face of God's Grace

Jan 24, 2022 at 06:22 am by Paulette Jackson 1

In light of our world’s current bio-psycho-social-spiritual conflict, I wanted to bring a reminder, to help us understand, that such tension and dissension has been arou.... Read More
photo credit: Marion Gunderson art March 2013/ Mariongundersonart.com

The Coldest Season of Love

Jan 20, 2022 at 07:07 am by Paulette Jackson

  I have always appreciated the use of metaphors for conditions of the heart and soul. Metaphors can bring poignant meaning to conversations with the use of visuals, giv.... Read More

A Quiet White Day

Jan 17, 2022 at 05:38 am by Paulette Jackson

  Quiet White~ Paulette Jackson This concerto of sight The soothing symmetry of shadows The rhythm of reminding light That sing to the soul With hymns known by heart An.... Read More

Cold Souls: A Movie That Will Warm Your Heart

Jan 13, 2022 at 07:00 am by Paulette Jackson

  “The Soul has its principal seat in the small gland located in the middle of the brain.”The Passions of the Soul; 1649 by Rene’ Descartes His n.... Read More

In Honor of the New Year: Hope is the Thing

Dec 29, 2021 at 04:47 pm by Paulette Jackson

A very happy New Year to all of you. Already in the past 72 hours, there has been quite a bit of new for 2022!  From new babies, new songs and br.... Read More

A Christmas Carol: by the Ghosts of Redemption

Dec 16, 2021 at 10:00 am by Paulette Jackson

Many of us are familiar with, The Christmas Carol, a timeless and endearing story by Charles Dickens. But one thing we may not be aware of, are the prominent themes of the boo.... Read More

The Gift of Life

Dec 09, 2021 at 11:00 am by Paulette Jackson

Life: It is the experience of every living creature; to engage in the wonders of our world, marvel at the mastery of her beauty and recognize her determined promise to procrea.... Read More