Month: May 2020

The Scam

As a child, of approximately seven, I found a sealed envelope dumped in the street with two coins inside. Certainly the coins were quite old and dark in color, but in excellent condition. The owner of the corner store learned of my discovery and called my name one day when I was sent to the …

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Abandonment

The midday sun beat down on the thirsty willows that leaned toward the riverbank. Summer was relentless and within hours the heat would be unbearable. Not so for the girls who were absolutely unrelated to atmospheric determinism and had worked for hours trying to build a different world around them, which certainly was incomprehensible and above …

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Diversity

Continuing with the theme of the future and the great possibilities we can imagine and perhaps create, we come to the theme of diversity. The world we live in is incredibly diverse, with millions of diverse species flora and fauna. Nothing is very uniform and neither is the human being in its essence. But until …

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Contact

It came in a dream. The contact, I mean, happened in a dream. I had had dreams of that kind before, but this was definitely something different.  He came dressed in white, and I have to say that white was never a color Ric used, except on rare occasions. He was smiling and playful, as …

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