Monthly Archives: October 2005

Oh well, all the more Kit-Kats and Reese’s Cups for the wife and I.

Was Halloween canceled and I missed the announcement? Living in a non-suburban neighborhood (actually more rural) has its good points, but after 14 years out “here” I’m still not accustomed to having absolutely no trick-or-treaters. I think it also has … Continue reading

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random thoughts

I now blame it on pheromones. At least that’s my new theory to explain certain things. Not the variety usually associated with causing attraction between organisms but a somewhat different version. A type of pheromone that causes someone to go … Continue reading

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daily dharma (‘some of the dharma’ p.54-55)

The best way of experiencing anything is to have none of it. In other words, the Moody Blues were right- “Thinking is the best way to travel”. What is it with rock musicians and Buddhist philosophy? J.K. takes aim at … Continue reading

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another example of ‘retro’ becoming fashionable

In the late 1990’s I started writing almost exclusively with fountain pens. At some point you could say it became an obsession. It began when I bought my wife a fountain pen. (it was on the list of ‘gift’ items … Continue reading

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Nobody’s Fault (Butt Mon)…you said it bro’

Nothing like a little ‘Dread Zeppelin’ to jump start the morning. Speaking of “Intelligent Design”,(were we?) if you accept the theory then you must also accept all that goes with it; that being some of the designs while seemingly born … Continue reading

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some words are harder to digest than others

I’ve come to believe that free-verse poetry contains some of the best examples of non-fiction in literature. As with all forms, the era and environment is crucial to development. Free-verse can be traced back a long way but the poets … Continue reading

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daily dharma (‘some of the dharma’ pages 43-53)

Many quotable portions but my favorite was this- “I am you and you are me.” Now I know where the Beatles, (B-e-a-tles, get it?) took some of their inspiration. “I am God, I am not God.”, “I am All, I … Continue reading

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