taking a break

January 15th, 2019

you can let go now


Blogging for five years provided me with marvelous readers and a consistent writing opportunity, but it’s time to fold the blogs for awhile.

Please check in from time to time and let me know what’s going on in your world.

Thank you for your patronage,

Pru Starr


time and life

January 8th, 2019

          relative time

Einstein’s theory of time’s relativity concept states the higher you live above sea level the faster you age. Continue reading “time and life” »

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family drama sucks

January 1st, 2019

rage and confrontation are ancient behaviors

No doubt the dysfunction from substances creates difficulty in families, especially around the holidays.  Continue reading “family drama sucks” »

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changes on Christmas Eve

December 25th, 2018

Mt.Tam watches our family

Christmas Eve 2018 has come and gone, same yearly event with differences, and it’s over very quickly. Continue reading “changes on Christmas Eve” »

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December 19th, 2018

going from up to down

I joined the parachute team in college and prepared for competition.  Continue reading “up-down-up” »

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grateful artist

December 11th, 2018

what doesn’t look like home actually is

My fifty year-old Navy Veteran friend has been living in his van with two large dogs for almost three years. Continue reading “grateful artist” »

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Paradise- gone

November 27th, 2018

Deadly Camp Fire

The devastating Camp Fire catastrophe eliminated the entire town of Paradise. Hundreds are dead and gone, many will never  be found or return. Continue reading “Paradise- gone” »

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natural flying into other dimensions

November 20th, 2018

bird looking and leaving

Yesterday’s wonderful dream: Continue reading “natural flying into other dimensions” »

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behaving serenely

November 6th, 2018

it’s not bad to sit quietly

Three months ago I made a commitment to sit with my eyes closed for 20 minutes twice a day, in the morning and at night. Continue reading “behaving serenely” »

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true compass

October 30th, 2018


Tonight I had dinner with a friend whom I haven’t seen in ages. The first half was catching up with her life and she asked about mine.  I am interested in her and the people she cares about, as I know she is interested in my people.  Yet, I leave after two hours feeling shameful that I talked too much and got too excited about my life, maybe overwhelmed her. Continue reading “true compass” »

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