In Remembrance of My Father-in-Law


You became a father to me; I needed someone to look up to and make proud once again. You counseled me during hard times. You protected me when you thought I was not looking. You taught me that marriage is a heavenly partnership. I watched how much you loved your children and then the grandchildren we gave you. You were so proud when you met … Continue reading In Remembrance of My Father-in-Law

Democracy Lives


Democracy lives! It is alive and well on a small but significant island of green luscious mountains where the Coqui announces when the moon shines brightly and love is in bloom, Democracy lives! It took a few deep breaths and many anguished sighs; It became desperate at times; It was angered and disappointed; it slowly began to loose faith in itself.   But the people … Continue reading Democracy Lives

Times Have Changed


“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” – Andy Warhol  “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” — Victor Frankl   Times have changed; or have they? The last time I looked everything that matters remains the same.   I often long for those good old days You know what … Continue reading Times Have Changed

On Father’s Day – A Haiku and A Poem for You


A tall oak hovers high Sun rays slip through its strong limbs I remember Dad!   Remembering My Dad   My dad was not a very tall man. But he was tall enough to protect us from harm.   He was our sunshine, everytime he smiled. His kindness was eternal; He’d always go the extra mile.   He befriended those who seemed to need a … Continue reading On Father’s Day – A Haiku and A Poem for You