Category Archives: Health

The Three L’s

At the Target store the other day, I saw an end-cap, close-out display of wall decor. There was an entire shelf filled with “Live Laugh Love” plaques. I smiled at the rack of merchandise because the main purpose for my … Continue reading

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Let Go

The only sounds I hear right now are the ringing of tinnitus, and the hiss of the forced-air furnace. The sky is dark because it’s early morning. Two small lamps and the glow of the laptop illuminate the music room. … Continue reading

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The Good Life

One of my acquaintances collects jewelry, really fine quality jewelry. Her hobby is one that can only be pursued by people of comfortable means. Her husband inherited great wealth and she sells real estate. By any common standard the couple … Continue reading

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The Big Stink

Jorge sniffed the air and winced. “It smells like fried Spam out here!” I smiled and added that there’s a lot of it and it’s gone bad. Whenever there’s a light breeze from the north northwest, the odors from the … Continue reading

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Experience Yourself

During the half hour drive home from Wayne, Nebraska Thursday afternoon, I didn’t remember riding over a somewhat tricky curve in the road. It is somewhat hazardous because it is much sharper than most curves, it’s on an upgrade, it … Continue reading

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Death As An Advisor

There is a phrase from Carlos Castaneda’s book Journey To Ixtlan that has haunted me for decades. “…turn to your left and ask advice from your death.” It was part of a conversationĀ Castaneda had with the Yaqui sorcerer don Juan … Continue reading

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Respect

Have you seen one of the videos about esteemed violinist Joshua Bell playing his $3,500,000 violin on a subway platform? Bell is one of the most famous violinists in the world. A few days before the experiment in the subway, … Continue reading

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