Reimagining Our Lives Summer 2017

The Squirrels In My Life

There were  the flying squirrels advertised for sale in the comic books I read as a boy, the ones with their arms spread and sailing through the air with the promise of making you “the kid...

Old Bowls, Bacon and Butternut Squash

This easy to make autumn soup is served best in old bowls with a slice of crisp bacon leaned on the side. Dig out your mother’s or your grandmother’s soup bowls, the ones that...

The Vibration of Gratitude

My friend Craig Fuller is a multi-talented man who – because of his life expectancy – is currently writing and preparing for a documentary about his “End of Body Experience.”  Craig has long been an author and...

The Afterlife, A Book Excerpt

Excerpt from Parentheses, A Memoir by Fredrick Swan Journal entry: October 15 Late Saturday. Art show at People’s Gallery tonight. Colder mornings but still warm enough to sit outside in the afternoon. In the...

Welcome to 2nd Tuesday · September 2015

Welcome to year two of 2nd Tuesday. This month’s issue joins the changing of the seasons by drifting into the realm of transition. Artists Joanne Licardo (the artist of the wonderful opening sunflower) and Leah...

Who Are We Now?

  Excerpt from, Parentheses, a book by Fredrick Swan Journal entry, January 20, 2011 10:30 pm Lucky is asleep by the fireplace. Do dogs dream? He’s lying on his side and he’s running, his...

Alma

Earlier in the year 2nd Tuesday included a story about a baby named Alma who required a liver transplant and the fundraising efforts to alleviate some of the stress of the financial costs of...