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Just a reminder

It occurred to Pooh and Piglet that they hadn’t heard from Eeyore for several days, so they put on their hats and coats and trotted across the Hundred Acre Wood to Eeyore’s stick house. Inside the house was Eeyore. “Hello … Continue reading

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Behold the Prophet

The things I said five years ago seem prophetic. For example… The most quoted person on the planet (aka “Unknown”) had this to say. “All power corrupts, but we need the electricity.” Suggesting that Nicollo Machiavelli and Nickolas Tesla might … Continue reading

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Down and out is not as bad as down and backup

For all of you, you know who you are, who insist that civilization as we know it is circling the drain. I have this clever response. “It is better for civilization to be going down the drain than to be … Continue reading

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All Saints Day

All Saints by Barbara Crooker It’s one day past the Day of the Dead, and this has been a bad year, six funerals already and not done yet. But on this blue day of perfect weather, I can’t muster sadness, … Continue reading

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Book Report

Good Lort Cheesus, Brie and Camembert ! Was this two years ago? Seem like only……er…..well ok I am temporally dislocate so technically I have no idea when I am. In my mind everything before now was yesterday and everything after … Continue reading

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Love Coffee

Oh wow, a poem from 2003 that I wrote and don’t hate. Of course, I wrote it for my present wife…..so that might be part of it.   Love coffee   Love is like fresh black coffee The smell invites … Continue reading

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The Jewel of Absolute Truth

3-19-09 Did I ever tell you about the Jewel of Absolute Truth? No? Not surprising really….just the concept of it is beyond the capacity of some people to envision. I’ll tell you about it…but first…what do you know about triangulation? … Continue reading

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Self Determinism

3-19-09 Ever hear of the Zen concept of self determinism? This is the idea that The Master knows that Everything that happens in one’s own life is a result of one’s own choices. For example: It was you who chose to … Continue reading

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I am no teacher

3-19-09 Unless you are a shaper and crafter…you will not understand….but if you are….   I am no teacher, Despite what you may think While I might share what I know Or more properly, what I THINK I know Until … Continue reading

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Guard your reputation well

This one came shortly after the breakup of my first marriage. 4-6-05   Guard your reputation well…once it is gone it may never return. Learn from your mistakes. Most importantly learn about your mistakes. Learn to recognize them. Why did … Continue reading

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