An Important Message to My Valued Subscribers

On Monday, August 6, I transferred my blog from WordPress.com to my own self-hosted site. If you notice my URL is now garybolyer.com. Unfortunately, when I did this I lost all of my subscribers.  If you came to my blog today through a bookmark, Facebook, or Twitter, and would like to continue to receive my […]

Hymn to the Barely Brave

This blog is for the barely brave and beginning lovers like me, who refuse to abandon their dream, now more humble and real, and struggle to meet life and even death head on. It is for those who value personal freedom as their most precious gift and want to make of life the joy it […]

Beauty only comes by grace…

Someone once told me that beauty only comes by grace. So it came to be that I stood with my sister in the presence of grace in the form of beauty, in the form of art, in the form of paintings that hung in long hallways that echoed as we spoke. They were seascape paintings, images of […]

The best advice I ever got…

The best advice I ever got on how to live a life came from one of my English professors when I was a student at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. I don’t remember the professor’s name. I don’t remember what he looked like. I do remember that he was a seasoned man, a gifted […]

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