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An Inspired Moment

An inspired moment on my life’s journey. 06/12/2021. I am prone to note, observe, mark, even celebrate, watershed moments. “Pausing to reflect” keeps us centered in life and focused on the more important things. At least potentially. Focus can be lost to distraction. My 65th birthday is near and that strikes me as a momentContinue reading “An Inspired Moment”

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Classic, still relevant, dystopian tale with allusions to technocracy and eugenics. Title: Brave New WorldAuthor: Aldous HuxleyPublisher: Harper PerennialPublication date: October 18, 2006 (first published in 1932)Pages: 288ISBN-13: 978-0060850524Type: Fiction, Dystopian FictionCharacters: John (the savage), Lenina, Henry Foster, Fanny Crowne, Bernard Marx, Helmholtz Watson, Mustapha Mond (Controller) Amazon Book PageGoodReads Book Page Ray’s rating: 4Continue reading “Brave New World by Aldous Huxley”

Catfish Stew published

Catfish Stew contains the Power of the Ancients 06/02/2021. The South Carolina Writers Association has just released its anthology of short works by its members for 2021. The book is called Catfish Stew and it contains the first chapter from my novel, Power of the Ancients. The anthology also contains selections of poetry, nonfiction, shortContinue reading “Catfish Stew published”

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

An Inspiration for Seekers Everywhere Title: Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest TrailAuthor: Cheryl StrayedPublisher: VintagePublication date: 11/03/2014Pages: 315ASIN: B00SCTP74UISBN-13: 978-1101873441Type: NonFiction, Pilgrimage, Memoir Amazon Book PageGoodReads Book Page Ray’s rating: 5 stars [Reviewer’s Note (2021): This review is for a book that is one of my “pilgrimage” favorites. When I readContinue reading “Wild by Cheryl Strayed”


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