Pilgrim on a Lonely Journey

Pilgrim on a Lonely Journey

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard This is the week of the mass American pilgrimage. Thanksgiving, more than any other holiday, is the day we Americans travel home. It is the one holiday we all share, no matter what our religion. The day when we gather as families....
Life, Death, and the Sex License

Life, Death, and the Sex License

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard Themes of death and birth, that cycle of apocalypse and renewal, surrounded me this week. A dear friend’s father died, a good soul who made the planet better by his presence. Another friend hit the magic 28 weeks and breathed a sigh...
Success Lessons from Parker the Drama Dog

Success Lessons from Parker the Drama Dog

By Piper Bayard Meet Parker.       We got Parker from the Humane Society when I had a feeling there was a dog waiting there that would be a perfect fit for our family. Parker had been taken back twice because he doesn’t play well with others. He almost...
The Pool Walker’s Creed

The Pool Walker’s Creed

By Piper Bayard Long ago, Holmes and I discussed the fact that we’re no good to each other dead. As we age, we have to work a little harder at that not getting dead thing than we used to. So we agreed that our bare minimum fitness requirements demand that we walk at...