Monthly Archives: May 2016

PHOTOS: The New Sign Ceremony . . .

Not much of a ceremony. Just Brie, Mariella’s kids Asiri and Joachim, and me, at the garden gate. First, the two signs together — next, Brie putting up the new sign — next, the kids playing in the garden — … Continue reading

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Baby Picture Project: Video Sweetly Captures Adult/Baby Interaction

I’m always thrilled to discover others who swim in the same rivers of thought and imagination. And it feels particularly auspicious that today, as I prepare for tomorrow’s three-day weekend painting journey to portray My Beloved Little Girl, I receive this … Continue reading

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I saw that news about Vietnam. Made me want to puke. Thank you, Mr. Fish.

In historic move, U.S. lifts embargo on arms sales to Vietnam

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Brie comes alive! And WE are the beneficiaries.

It wasn’t so long ago when Rebecca was saying to me, “We’ve got to help Brie find her voice.” Well . . . . She’s come alive, folks. Like gangbusters. It’s not time to say what all she is inspiring … Continue reading

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Is Bernie’s denial that he will run as an Independent merely “strategic”?

If so, this post makes terrific sense: Read between the Lines: The Case for Bernie Sanders Running as an Independent You may wonder why I even bother with national politics, since it’s been rigged for decades. I bother because I … Continue reading

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Native American and Thich Nhat Hanh agree: WE ARE THE EARTH

If you can bring yourself to stop long enough to just relax and absorb this slow moving 7 minute video, you will find yourself smiling. And now, if you have 27 more minutes (perhaps listening during your afternoon nap to refresh … Continue reading

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How, in a world of accelerated suffering, do we learn to live in joy?

Or, as the author below puts it: “What does acceptance look like in my life?” It turns out that my own list is identical to his, but for two items, “breaking the law” and “killing my credit score.” I strive … Continue reading

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What It Takes (Took?) To Be “President” of the “United States”

This piece appears to nail perfidious “presidential” qualifications, to the point where we must acknowledge that any president of these here so-called “United States” has to be a puppet or a psychopath, or both. What It Takes To Be President of the American Police State … Continue reading

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