Skin Color Is an Illusion: Lessons from a Gong

At a recent Gong Resonance Therapy workshop (learning how to Bang-A-Gong) in Sarasota, I meet physicist Thomas Anderson. Thomas was a guest lecturer at the workshop, led by Mike and Gallina Tamburo  who together make up the Crown of Eternity sound experience.  Thomas...

Long Live Cartoonists! And the USA.

Only in America could newspapers publish two cartoons that satirize the current fracas (to use a noun of understatement) on gun control. THE KNIGHT LIFE comic strip ironically justifies bringing a gun to a hockey game. “Dude!! Everybody want to shoot the...
Dead Turtles

Dead Turtles

Basket of dead turtles on yesterday’s Thompson’s beach salt marsh hike with the Appalachian Mountain Club. Turtles get caught in crab traps (a plastic excluder would keep turtles out) and drown. But the beach teemed with eagles.  

How A Trip To The Dentist Cheered Me Up

I was feeling overwhelmed and sorry for myself today. Thanksgiving was spent 1000 miles away in a hospital taking care of my 92-year-old father, who may not return home. Intense work awaited my return home on Monday, punctuated at day’s end by an atypical tongue...

Everything is Not Equally Important

I used to operate as if everything had the same importance. Buying groceries on Wednesday before the coupons expired.. Picking up the chickens from Snipes Farm before they close. (Actually I need to do that next so they have room in the freezer for their Thanksgiving...