Cookbooks and Colonoscopies

Don’t clean your cookbook cabinet the day before your colonoscopy. Unless you have to, like I did today. The house painter is coming to paint our home’s interior, and to ease his labor, I removed heavy items, such as a dozen or two cookbooks and recipes, from the...

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.