Archive | July, 2015

Happy Birthday Bhante!

Sing this to the tune of Eleanor Rigby by the Beatles, and SMILE Happy Birthday to my noblest of friends, Bhante Sujatha you are making a difference that matters in this world! Here is the chorus, to start you out:   Follow him to Buddha and you’ll say,”hallelujah!” He’ll teach you the dhamma and help more »

Happy Birthday, Pablo

“I crave your mouth, your voice, your hair. Silent and starving, I prowl through the streets. Bread does not nourish me, dawn disrupts me, all day I hunt for the liquid measure of your steps. I hunger for your sleek laugh, your hands the color of a savage harvest, hunger for the pale stones of more »

Independent Dependence

“The main object is to enable you to find a Power greater than yourself which will solve your problem.” In case anyone gets confused, that is the entire point of the classic book, Alcoholics Anonymous, according to its’ authors. Your higher power can be your deepest self, your kitchen table, a religious deity, or your more »

The Big Edit. (Cutting it OUT)

I just said “ouch” out loud as I cut 500 words from my latest article.  It actually hurt. I realize that I act as if my words have never been said before, a virtual impossibility in a world with 7 billion of us. (I attach to words as if they are my personal, original creation.) more »

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