Musings

Thich Naht Hahn Quote

“When we respect our blood ancestors and spiritual ancestors, we feel rooted. If we can find ways to cherish and develop our spiritual heritage we will avoid the kind of alienation that is destroying society and we will become whole again. We must encourage others, especially young people, to go back to their traditions and […]

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Duval Ditty

Yes, this is where I live….thank the lord it’s not where I am from.  Education has been cut back so badly, that kids only go to school for half a day – this video is a testament to that.  And sadly, in the news this week, they are shutting down 6 more libraries in Duval […]

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Bubblegum Pink Uniforms!

So, as I am driving to the gym today, I see this dude in a bubblegum pink t-shirt standing right outside the jail  (no lie, but didn’t get a pic either, damn it!).  Let me back up a minute….I live downtown, about a mile away from the Springfield ‘hood.  Right. By. The. Jail.  In the morning, […]

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Do No Harm, But Take No S**t

The more I practice each of the Four Agreements, the more I seem to expect that others will do the same.  The most common pitfall of the ego is to experience brief moments of delusions of grandeur – it gets you into real trouble with reality.  Sometimes, I think that by conducting myself in a […]

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Pimpin Update!

It has been awhile since I posted some of the fine automobiles you will see in my ‘hood, so here are a few to entertain you on this gorgeous first day of May, which I hear isn’t so gorgeous out west.  While you are all getting snow, we are reveling in the 80-degree weather.  My […]

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Alan Alda Quote

” Listening does not take place unless you are willing to be changed.  Otherwise, you are just waiting for an opening to talk.”  –Alan Alda   The most interesting thing about this statement from Alan Alda is that you won’t ever understand the quote until you truly know what it means to listen.  Often times, […]

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