Read "Nuclear War: A Scenario" by Annie JacobsenRead "Nuclear War: A Scenario" by Annie Jacobsen

I wish for: Read "Nuclear War: A Scenario" by Annie Jacobsen


We talk about how fragile life is or how some things are unthinkable and unimaginable. But thoughts like these are easy to push aside until an…

Mon, 04/01/2024
Wishing Well

I wish for: The Unexpected Happened For All The Right Reasons


If you’ve ever had a passion or dream dashed by well-meaning critics, you’ll enjoy this performance as much as the live audience and judges did…

Sat, 02/24/2024
Wishing Well

I wish for: Sinfully delicious pasta a la forma


I wish for some kind person to take me to this restaurant where I can luxuriate in this plate of pasta. This would be one of my first holiday…

Fri, 11/03/2023
Taking Part in Each Other's HeartsTaking Part in Each Other's Hearts

I wish for: Taking Part in Each Other's Hearts


I’m not an educator, nor could I ever imagine myself toiling in that honorable profession. So I don’t write to educate children or adults.

Sun, 10/01/2023
First, do no harm. Have we forgotten?First, do no harm. Have we forgotten?

I wish for: First, do no harm. Have we forgotten?


While cleaning out my garage yesterday, Dennis, who lives across the street, stopped by to drop off an extra jasmine plant he didn’t need. Since I…

Thu, 09/07/2023
Wishing Well

I wish for: Healing light and prayers needed!


Our co-founder, Mark, who makes youtropolis work smoothly and efficiently has come down with Covid. Please send him some love to help him heal…

Thu, 05/04/2023
More peace of mind worldwideMore peace of mind worldwide

I wish for: More peace of mind worldwide


With humility and humble household objects, this artist creates a beautiful world out of thin air, making life brighter with each added touch of…

Wed, 02/22/2023
True love for my friendTrue love for my friend

I wish for: True love for my friend


Last week I started watching “1923,” a new television series that tells the backstory of the Dutton family and is a prequel to Paramount’s…

Wed, 01/04/2023
Simple ablutionSimple ablution

I wish for: Simple ablution


An arctic cold front is blasting the country with sub-zero temperatures, bringing devastation and loss of life. And across the world, missiles…

Sat, 12/31/2022
The end of discordThe end of discord

I wish for: The end of discord


Lately, I’ve given a lot of thought to what future history books might say about us, we the people of America, flag-waving leaders of the free…

Thu, 09/29/2022