Happy Fourth, on the Fifth!

Yesterday, July 5, marks the fourth anniversary of the Ptero Card. If there is anything to celebrate, it is the continual building of friendships and the gift of affirmation received, as well as the challenge of keeping the writing fresh, clear and responsive to the readers and to myself. I am grateful for so much …

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Remembering James Hillman

Well, it was two years ago today, October 27th, 2011, that James passed on. It was only in his passing that I am continually reminded of the gifts I received from him. Not from knowing him personally, although I was fortunate to have met him once, and will never forget that moment, the face-to-face, the …

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First Grade

Because we live on opposite coasts, the time I spend with my family is precious. Perhaps as we get older and realize how quickly time is moving and how mistakes we've made stole some of that time away, it's even more desirable to be around those who share our past, helping to bring into focus …

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