I’ll be publishing here some of the essays and articles I’ve written. More soon. (?)
Eulogy For My Father — Alex Sharp, 1921-2007.
Improvising Childhood — How I fared with my brother in a game of war.
In Search of Truth and the Origins of Civilization — An Essay About Freemasonry.
I always like a good sanctuary for speaking. And listening. I wrote an essay about that—the Masonic Lodge, zoning in on truth, and the possible origins of civilization. I used to think of it as an excerpt from an unfinished work in progress, but I wrote it a few years ago, and haven’t added anything to it. Yet.
A quick meditation on five-ness: the apparent pattern of a planet, flower petals, pine cones, phi, spirals, spirit, the golden ratio, and ancient traditions of wisdom.
What life was like in 1984 at a World War II ship yard as it was going through the labor pains of an impending renaissance – from the point of view of somebody who got to tag along with some scuba divers there a couple times. Since then, much of the city’s blight has been replaced with new businesses, upscale apartment buildings and condominiums, and safe places to berth yachts.