Monthly Archives: June 2012

Humor and Honesty in Death

The photos above are of epithets I found in some cemeteries in a small Gulf coast town.  It is common to see “in loving memory,” while “forever in our hearts” and “our beloved papa” are a little more unusual.  But … Continue reading

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Often, Religion is Not the Answer; But Instead is Part of the Problem

I remember taking the train from Madrid to Paris for a business trip. An international conference on HIV had just ended in Madrid, and I shared the compartment with a group of fellows who were all HIV positive. We had … Continue reading

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Paying For Love, and the Opposite

When I talked about Actions Speak Louder Than Words, I mentioned a Spanish refrain, “amor con amor se paga.” Literally this would be: “love is paid for with love.” But the English translation would usually be “one good turn deserves … Continue reading

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I Want to See Clearly

We all want Good Love, and surely we could all improve our relationships.  I mentioned again last week that I have to learn to accept the people I cannot change (everyone else), find the courage to change the one person … Continue reading

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