Setting​​ Off

ChaptersPreface12345678910111213141516171819202122 Life always begins with a family, at least so far; maybe tomorrow there will be variations to that ancient paradigm. ​​ My life started in 1948 outside Eau Claire, Wisconsin, in a small older house at 3447 Hallie Lane. I showed up relatively late for the party, so to speak, in that I doubt my parents …

Water

ChaptersPreface12345678910111213141516171819202122 I have been swept along in life as if in a flowing stream. I cannot remember a time when my course was my own, and for the most part, that has been by choice as opposed to chance. Rather, for as long as I remember, I have committed my destiny to the flow of …

Journeys​​ Over​​ Water

ChaptersPreface12345678910111213141516171819202122 The stories herein are written not for those in our current time, but rather for those that may someday follow, and for a moment, wonder what the world of the past and the people that lived there were like. My family has a story written by Rebecca Knight Kennedy, the daughter of Silas Knight …

A Little Coffee from Kona

Moving across the world there are, at times, respites that are uniquely pleasurable. Carving out a coffee plantation on the slopes of a volcano was a memory, and just such a respite that was, simply put, wonderful. The Creative Life and producer Phil Bransom were kind enough to bring it to life for PBS.