In Pursuit of the White Stag

In Pursuit of the White Stag

Legends of a White Stag turn up in many mythologies and folktales throughout the world. The stag or hart (male deer, buck) symbolizes a variety of themes. It shows up in my Pursuit of the Pudú and turns in a cameo appearance in C. S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. The connections—historical,…

What to Name the Baby?

What to Name the Baby?

Hi, a short request for you all today. No, I’m not having a baby, I’m quite relieved to say (since I turn 65 this month!) However, my book baby, #2 in the Desert Island Diaries series, is being “birthed” and titled during these days. Could I get your input on what to name the baby?…

The Pursuit of Purpose

The Pursuit of Purpose

Whatever Thomas Jefferson meant by “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” in the Declaration of Independence, I equate the pursuit of happiness with the pursuit of purpose, the pursuit of a place of usefulness and meaning in the world. You might say I’m searching for my happy place. I know. For some of us,…