Goodbye Again, Persephone: Advice from an Autumn Leaf

As I sit watching the wheels of nature turn, I wonder what advice the leaves would give me if they could tell their life stories. I’ve seen them grow on what appeared to be desolate deadened trees, blossoming into their spring and summer finery, surrendering the first flush of green with orange, red, and yellows. Then,…

Straight Jacket Ready: Social Media Spies

“I want to know about ALL the women on his Facebook!”  She demandingly spat at me.  She compiled a list of names and physical descriptions of Facebook friends of the feminine persuasion and expected me to be able to decipher his intentions toward each one.  What is worse is that she said:  “Every day I…