Walled in by our fears

March 27, 2013
Ain't it the truth.Walls are built of fearinsecurityanxietyhistoryboredomthe way it's always been donelack of creativitybut mostly? We confine ourselves by our...

There’s time, so much time

March 5, 2013
You can try to escape the story of your life  But you can’t  It happened  The baby died  The dog died  A heart broke  I knew you when you were...

Handle fear — so it won’t handle you

December 8, 2012
We're taught that fear is an emotion that means "stop!" Actually, fear just means we haven't done this before. It's unfamiliar.  New to us. Instead of...

Keep calm, carry on, Northeasterners!

November 7, 2012
I remember well the way people acted during the Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989  and the big Florida hurricane season in 2004.  When stoplights were out, people...

Three words that define life

May 21, 2012
There are times in our lives when we think it might not,  but the fact is, it does.  Shit happens, and life goes on.  I think that's the most important thing to...

Memory: now a team effort

May 1, 2012
I was going through a girlfriend's full refrigerator the other day to help her organize and found what looked like a beautiful red sauce for pasta. (She's also of...

No kif for me

March 22, 2012
I haven't enjoyed a tasty pull on a hookah since college and I won't be enjoying one in Morocco, either.Hashish, or kif, is not uncommon, but very illegal: 10 years in...

Whitney Houston went home tonight

February 12, 2012
Rest in peace, Whitney,and may your next life be drug-free and beautiful.-post on an entertainment blog We've lost another incredible talent when the Lord called...

Weed Wars on Discovery: an unwitting cautionary tale

December 5, 2011
We caught the new reality television show, Weed Wars, the other night, and were astonished to see that --unwittingly--it is well on its way to becoming a cautionary...

7 ways to have a frolicking good time: G-rated version

September 16, 2011
It's easy to get consumed by our buttoned-up, repressive Protestant work ethic.Fact is, we don't play nearly enough.I love being silly and people who aren't afraid to...

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