The Beginning is The End

As a child and young adult I never understood the idea of a graduation ceremony being called commencement. Whether it was my high school graduation, or the one for my undergraduate degree, I was typically bereft because of the life I was leaving, and terrified of the unknown in the life to come. I found…

Pleasure and Bliss in San Francisco

There is nothing like being a tourist in your own city… If for nothing else it reminds you of why you have chosen to live there. As I begin my own pleasure cruise into the realms of passion and bliss, I had to start with the streets of San Francisco. My morning started with an…

The Opus in the Orphanage

It is initially a tremendous challenge to compare stories. However, most great stories start with being orphaned. The orphan then embarks on their own individual journey and set of trials of faith to eventually be their own conquering hero… At least according to just about every fairee tale ever written. The more modern ones of…