Lifewriting

The original vision of childhood is a sense of wonder at everything. I have seen that sense of wonder in my children. I must have had that, too. I recall being...

After being hidden away in a cabin in the desert for my first two years, I was adopted by my own mother, though I never knew she was my mother when...

“Love, and do what you will”  -St. Augustine“Man is asked to make of himself what he is supposed to become to fulfill his destiny.” —Paul Tillich“Well-being is only possible once one has overcome one’sNarcissism;...

My grandfather, Lucien Napleon Brunswig (1854-1943) was a Jewish boy who emigrated to the US with his family in his parents and siblings in 1871 and already encountered antisemitism when his...

My maternal grandfather, Lucien Napoleon Brunswig (1854-1943) was born in Montmedy, in Alsace in the Northeast of France, in 1854, and was educated at the  College of Etain.  Apparently the teenage...

RANCHO YUCCA LOMAGuest Ranches (sometime called “Dude Ranches”) were popular in the Southwest in the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. One of the most popular was probably the Yucca Loma Guest Ranch...

New York City. It was the coldest day of the year. The streets were covered with freshly fallen snow and ice hung from the rooftops. In a penthouse apartment facing on...

Born in New Orleans, Nov. 9, 1899 First trip to Paris, France (1902-1906) 1906 Moved to L.A, S.F., and then L.A. to 3528 W. Adams Blvd. 1813-14 Travel in Europe with...

The sixties were the most significant decade in my life. During this decade I married, had my obligatory two kids, and divorced, and in the sixties I launched my career. Born...

That summer (1973) we  took off from London headed for the continent in search of Jung and fun. We went by train from London to Paris and then to Lugano. From...