Monthly Archives: July 2016

Spirits In My Head, and They Won’t Go

I used to love Asti Spumante. Way back when I was in college, Asti was my party drink of choice, because it made me happy. Very, very happy.  There are more than a few photos floating around of me holding … Continue reading

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A Figure of Speech 

I remember the day that I first fell in love. It was the spring of 1977. I was 9 years old.  She was standing at the front of the room, chalk dust on her hands, hair pulled back in a … Continue reading

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The Politics of Compassion 

A slow, steady, daily practice of loving kindness and compassion for all people can tear down walls. Even Trump sized walls. With compassion in mind, I watched the Republican National Convention. Compassion for all includes compassion for an influential celebrity … Continue reading

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Jayne Says

I try to be nonjudgmental (about yoga poses),  but, if someone were to press me,  I might tell them  that Warrior 2 is one of my favorite poses.  On one particular day, however, my friend Jayne  kept us hanging out … Continue reading

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Catfish Hunter

The world is weighing heavily upon us these days. It is easy to be terrified by the chaos that seems to be around every corner. It is easy to feel suffocated by the sadness. Sometimes I feel as if I’m … Continue reading

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Red, White, Black and Blue

We the People Working toward a more perfect union. We have a lot of work to do.  First we have to get past the outrage.  I am outraged. How about you?  What can we do about it? Where do we … Continue reading

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Counting the Cars on the New Jersey Turnpike

This week I read an article about Paul Simon, and his plans to retire from show business.  Simon, who was born in my hometown, Newark, NJ(!), has been making music since he was 11 years old. 63 years of nothing … Continue reading

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