Touched By God

August 29, 2015

Remembering Dad

A week ago while I was hiking up in the hills behind our house in Wainui,  I wrote the following by dictating into my iphone.   It was supposed to be posted that evening but then my laptop crashed and a week of rectifying the problem ensued.   Dad – I’m still […]
August 23, 2014


Today’s marks the second anniversary of my 81 year old dad’s passing and six years since my 96 year old grandma passed.     I miss them both.   As I get older and hopefully a tad bit wiser, I understand the necessity of honoring and remembering those that have gone before us.   […]
May 18, 2013

Kiwiburn, Enlightenment, and The Temple of Kali/Hugo

I’ve been back in New Zealand for as long as I was in the States last year for dad’s illness and subsequent passing: five months! I’ve done very little writing since returning despite the fact that life has marched on with interesting stories to share. But I haven’t had the […]
March 12, 2013

What is Love?

A few days ago I was sitting around with a friend I hadn’t seen in a while.  We were catching up on life — relationships, partnerships, family, friends etc — all the things one chats about with a good friend.   As we were discussing our relationships and I was offering […]