Letters To Earth

Interview #1 on Health - Aingeal Rose and Ahonu

My latest interview with Aingeal Rose and Ahonu on their Blog Talk radio program, The Honest To God series: http://aingealrose.com/getting-well-again-naturally-with-penny-kelly/

Popcorn and Wine

A lunch of popcorn and wine can be very good for the soul at times.

Getting Old - #3

To get old is to stop being interested in life. When the interest stops completely, we withdraw and die. I write this as I sit beside my mother in the cardiac intensive care unit. She is busy withdrawing from life. The nurse said, “There’s been a sudden change in your mother’s condition,” but th...

Getting Old - #2

The idea that you should get old is actually a collection of ideas… cut your hair because long hair is only for young girls… it’s okay to gain a few pounds, and a few more, and more… wrinkled skin is inevitable... your eyesight should fade… a leaky bladder is acceptable… it’s normal to be hard of...

Getting Old - #1

People around me are getting old. I can’t see the point in choosing such a path. Recently, a student who is 20 years younger than me came to visit. We hadn't seen each other for several years. She took me to dinner and during the conversation asked, “Aren’t you ever going to get old?” “What for?...

Miracle Berry?

March 15, 2011 This morning I read a brief article about a miracle berry that makes sour and bitter things taste sweet. Pop one of these berries in your mouth, follow it with something sour or bitter, and VOILA…the sour/bitter thing tastes sweet and wonderful! Now, a few people are playing with...

Gordon Brown

September 23, 2009 Isn’t it interesting that the New York Times would publish an op-ed piece from Gordon Brown, prime minister of England, in which Brown talks openly about “the creation of the first truly global society?” You seldom hear American leaders talking this way. Perhaps the powers tha...