From the monthly archives:

April 2009

Faith for Christmas

April 30, 2009

Dear Santa, After much deliberation, list-making and sundry other things I’d rather not discuss in public, I’ve completed my Christmas List for this year.  I’m sure your jolly round ass will be happy to learn that there’s only one item on it. Faith. Yes, Santa baby, all I want for Christmas this year is faith.  […]

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Catharsis Begins

April 29, 2009

So it seems that my friend Cheryl is once again at the center of a situation of pleasant irony for me.  Yesterday afternoon I was skimming through my RSS feeds and noticed that The Naked Redhead‘s blog was not present.  My paranoia tells me that the “IT” guys at work are monkeying with my Outlook […]

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Anyone up for Another eSocial Experiment?

April 28, 2009

A few weeks ago, Didi and I did an “eSocial Experiment” that worked out pretty well.  It was a lot of fun for both of us and our readers as well.  Though Didi and I know each other much better now, back then we only had vague impressions of one another via our blogs and […]

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Alcyone – At the Feet of the Master

April 27, 2009

When I was in Sedona last July with Scott and his wife, I spent a lot of time thinking about my spirituality.  Sedona is kind of a center for modern-day spiritual activity on our continent, and I was very cognizant of this while I was there.  We visited many metaphysical bookshops, crystal shops, and psychic […]

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Driven: Today’s Hike 4-26-2009

April 26, 2009

I was really planning on taking it easy today – sleep in, do laundry, clean, take the kayak out for a bit.  I catered last night and must have walked five miles doing so.  But I only have three mountains left to climb to get into the Catskill 3500 Club. Well, four actually.  Scott & […]

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Tempis Fugit

April 25, 2009

Time flies.  These last few weeks have passed so quickly my head is spinning.  Every day is like a lifetime in and of itself.  And I gotta tell you, dear reader, that I am currently living in gratitude.  So much cool shiz has happened in the last few weeks – I’d really love to tell […]

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Brenda’s Dreams of Faceless People

April 24, 2009

Today’s request comes from Brenda Goldsberry, of Sacramento California.  Brenda’s a single mom of twin boys, one of whom is on the autism spectrum.  She’s a big fan of NASCAR and other spectator-sports and has traveled extensively.  She’s also pretty involved in various charity organizations.  And she likes Disturbed and Metallica, so she’s aces in […]

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Erin’s Bear Dreams

April 23, 2009

Today’s subject comes from Erin Ramsdell Wright – arguably the hottest member of my Mafia Wars mafia.  If you play Mafia Wars, you can join Erin’s mafia here, and my mafia here.Erin has recurring dreams of bears.  It’s not the dream that’s recurring, but the bears – all kinds of bears, too.  Which makes this […]

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Readings From the Books of Ted

April 22, 2009

Every morning, I read from two different sets of meditations.  This is the third year in a row that I’ve been reading from the Page-a-Day Zen calendar (“zen-a-day” in my head) – each year, the readings are different.  The other slot is a rotating one.  This year, “God Calling” by A. J. Russell fills that […]

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April 21, 2009

John Waszilycsak is a good friend of mine.  That’s a link to his Facebook page.  He lives in Baltimore MD right now. John and I are friends from “back in the day” when I was at law school down in DC.  I worked at a bar called Poli-Tiki with John.  He was the only person […]

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