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dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Feb.28.2014
I just witnessed the most remarkable display of ingenuity, creativity, and organization I’ve seen in a long time. I got off the shuttle bus at the LAX airport in LA, after a short ride from the Hilton Hotel. The bus driver, who doubled as a baggage handler, managed to board 25 passengers, arrange...
michael-seidel's picture
Nov.29.2013
I thought I saw you walking by. But light, time and memory were toying with my wistfulness. You’d been replaced by a bush.  Funny, because I thought it was walking.  I thought it was moving. I thought it was you.  There was no one to tell, no one to understand.  Only you would...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Nov.10.2013
November 10     Come What May   Inevitable things are very much like inedible things; you can’t quite swallow them yet they are hard to throw up.  It can’t seem to get here quick enough to comfort my fear nor will it pass with any speed once it has arrived.  I am like a boa...
mark-j-janssen's picture
Sep.01.2013
There was a list of things I wanted to write about today.  How the cold finger of death touched my cheek yesterday in the blazing Southern sun.  The grace of humility, the physical and spiritual pain of pride, and the inner calm of love were topics that all came in a flash.  I was...
bruce-douglas-reeves's picture
Jun.11.2013
          The approach of Father’s Day this year started me thinking about the man who was my father.  It has been years since he died, but I still miss him.  As I’ve got older, I think I understand him better.  My father worked hard all...
keiko-amano's picture
Apr.04.2013
  an old, surviving rose in my backyard   I didn’t know this old but still interesting copyright related issue: the melody of “Akatonbo (赤とんぼ A Red Dragonfly).” I listened to "Introduction and Allegro in D Minor," Opus 134" by Robert Schumann.  Wow, it isn’t similar.  It’s...
christopher-cudworth's picture
Mar.29.2013
  Proverbs 16:18 Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.  We are so accustomed to being lectured about the perils of pride, that when genuine pride comes along it can be hard to recognize its virtue. Our academic minds resist the thought of pride. We have...
amy-palleson's picture
Feb.24.2013
The first time I went to J.'s apartment (1992) in Davis, CA, I saw the books.  Nazi books.  And it freaked me out.  Because I didn’t realize at the time that publishers of WWII history books had their own sensationalistic marketing strategies just like other publishers.  So I...
JohnnyOla's picture
Feb.10.2013
  As I watched the Super Bowl last Sunday night, I realized that the best show of the day was not the Ray Lewis Love Fest, but the Olivia Haslam Horse Show.   Olivia Haslam is my daughter and she rides horses; pretty damn well too, if I may say so myself. She is a jumper and she guides a...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Nov.23.2012
  November 23   PRIDE GOETH BEFORE A FALL     In truth, pride goes wherever it wants, it’s pride.  Pride wanders alone, for no one enjoys its company.  Pride travels far but gets nowhere.  Pride rises above reality and seeps beneath the surface.  When pride...