Flower Bombs
Balance

Flower Bombs

I got fired from a job once because of office politics.  Ironically I’d probably never worked harder or accomplished more for any other firm, but the man who engineered my departure had been against my hiring 13 months before.  He wanted to promote someone from within his team, and it took him a year to … Continue reading

American Hell
Balance

American Hell

As I stood on the bank of the wide, slowly flowing, Niobrara River in northern Nebraska, just outside the city of Valentine, I practically melted into the ground from the river’s mesmerizing effect as it surged downstream to merge with larger waters.  Far from honking traffic and bus exhaust and an unbalanced society, I momentarily … Continue reading