“The Soul is a Gardener”

January 15, 2017
From Anne today: "The soul is the gardener who tends the flowers of life. The weeds he leaves to themselves." I then asked, what happens when the weeds choke out the flowers. The answer: "The gardener doesn't let that happen." This... continued

Anne’s Diary Starts Again

December 8, 2016
On August 17, 2015, a week after Anne's death, I concluded her diary. Since then, there have been many incidents which have seemed to me to suggest that her consciousness is still intact and her presence is continuing. In the journal... continued

Anne’s Diary: Final Entry by Whitley Strieber

August 18, 2015
This concludes Anne's Diary. Her first entry was posted on April 6, 2000, her last on July 27, 2015. She loved her diary, and thought that this collection of essays, more than anything else she did, gave expression to her... continued

Ghosts and Ghostbusters from Anne Strieber, July 28, 2015

July 28, 2015
On the 5th Anniversary of Anne Strieber's passing, we would like to repost the last diary she wrote in her own hand: I just finished watching one of my favorite films, “Ghostbusters,” on TV. It made me realize that we’ve... continued

Go Skip a Watchman

July 17, 2015
There's a ad on TV that claims that the oldest trees produce the sweetest fruit. I grew up on an orchard, and I know that this is wrong. The oldest trees produce the sourest fruit. At 89, Harper Lee has... continued

Batter Up!

July 13, 2015
When we lived in New York, Whitley and I had season tickets to Yankee Stadium, and we’re still fans. Whitley was a fan when he was a kid, largely because a local radio station in San Antonio carried the Yankees... continued

Francis vs Benedict

July 10, 2015
What a difference a pope makes! Benedict was a clothes horse. He used so much ermine in his regalia that there was an ermine shortage while he was enjoying his papacy. He dusted off thousand year old vestments and tiaras.... continued

Trump is Trumped

July 4, 2015
Anne Richards, former governor of Texas, once said that George Bush Sr was born with a silver foot in his mouth. Blindingly wealthy Donald Trump seems to have the same problem when he characterizes Mexican immigrants as rapists. Our friends... continued

A Visit from Our Magical Daughter

June 30, 2015
Our magical daughter came to visit us for an overnight, and we were thrilled to see her. You can have a child who isn't related to you by blood, but by love, and that's why our God-daughter is so precious... continued

Tubes Out!

June 28, 2015
My tubes that I have been living with since January are out! The doctor took them out yesterday, and the last one came out with a loud “pop!” Now I can taste food again, but I can taste medicine, too,... continued