“Do Your Work, Then Step Back – The Only Path To Serenity”

Hello dear reader, It’s been quite a while. I know. As I said to some of you not too long ago, I backed off from this blogging thing because I’ve been really bummed out by what’s going on with the incomprehensible (to me) behavior of some of the humans here in the US, and in […]

From One Legged Teachers: Lessons On Living – AND letting go of – A Life of Generous & Loving Service

Hello sweet reader, Laura and I were having breakfast a couple of days ago with our dear friends and neighbors Jerry Jampolsky and Diane Cirincione, shortly after our recent return from our summer in “Bernieland” (Go Bernie!!) Jerry always has some challenging question for me, about my ongoing (and endless…I pray) spiritual journey/struggle and he […]

“DESPAIR IS A SIN”

Hello dear  Reader, News gettin’ you down these days? Me too. Big time. A few years back, I was attending the San Francisco Green Festival, listening to a talk, then buying the book, called “Natural Capitalism – Creating The Next Industrial Revolution”, offered by friend, neighbor and fellow houseboat resident Paul Hawken. Paul, founder of […]

SCARY?? REALLY?? SAY’S WHO??

“I am lying in my bed five flights up… and here and there on my blanket, lost feelings out of my childhood lie and are like new. All the lost fears are here again: “The fear that a small woolen thread sticking out of the hem of my blanket may be hard, hard and sharp […]

Ichi Go, Ichi E

  Hello dear Reader, Kon’nichiwa! Just back from an awesome trip to Japan. The Cherry blossoms were in profusion and were spectacular. Ditto the gardens, temples, and shrines. But the best of all – for me, ALWAYS the best of all, wherever we go – were the people. Without a single exception, every person we […]

AHA!!!

Sweet reader, I know, I know. It’s been a really long time. I’d like to talk about that first. When I first started posting this blog, I got some advice from a friend, the essence of which was: “If you want to get a lot of followers, you have to post very often – as […]

THE NEW 50??SERIOUSLY??!!

    You’re KIDDING, right??   Unlike the other guy, click on this link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/21/geraldo-rivera-shirtless-photo_n_3631053.html and of whom I am not a fan) – who is fancied by some, and by himself as a journalist, but here self-depicted as Narcissus 2013 – I believe that whether or not 70 is indeed “the new 50” has to do […]

Who ARE These Guys??!!

WHO ARE THESE GUYS??!! Dear Reader, Yeah, I know, it’s been a while. No “excuse” really. It’s not as though I haven’t been thinking about things (too much probably), but I reckon I’ve been in that place where, because I don’t know whether anyone actually reads this stuff, I figured: “why post your thoughts? It’s […]

On Letting Go…

“Real happiness doesn’t come from getting things. Real happiness comes from letting go”. (Pam Weiss) A year or two ago I was attending one of the regular Wednesday night SF Insight group classes led by Pam Weiss, my coaching – (and important spiritual) teacher. Have I ever mentioned in any of my posts that most […]

A Reality Check

Hello Dear Reader, Jambo! Soo good to be back with you! I’ve missed you. It’s been way too long, but I do have a really good excuse: We are just back from a totally amazing trip to Africa – Tanzania actually. Since we got back, I’ve been asked several times about what was the part […]