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harrison-solow's picture
Feb.21.2014
                                    Ersatz Fidelis   He             forged...
SFKaufman's picture
Dec.03.2013
from The Teachings of Hanshi Stephen F. Kaufman Enlightenment is not a state of overall awareness that one remains in as a permanent finite mental condition. There are too many parameters a person has to contend with of a subjective nature unless having transcended physical reality, and that is...
michael-seidel's picture
Sep.28.2013
Noises alerted the household that the beast was stirring in its lair.  All took the action they saw fit.  Hunkering as low as he could get, Quinn zigzagged through the house and out the pet door, not slowing or breathing until he'd established a few yards between himself and the house....
michael-seidel's picture
Mar.30.2013
One of the bennies from growing older is that I've learned more about myself.  I've discovered that I have compulsive streaks.  I like routines and when I find things that interest me, they can swallow me and suck time out of my life.  Work is always a time suck for me.   I...
eva-lesko-natiello's picture
Dec.10.2012
   Remember when, in your twenties, a friend would call and ask you to join her for a run? Me neither. No one ever asked me to go for a run. I wouldn’t be caught dead running. Ok, let’s say she called and said, “Do you want to go for a walk?” To that I’d reply, “Yeah, sure. I’ll meet...
eva-lesko-natiello's picture
Nov.29.2012
  I have some good news and some bad news. It’s about creativity. Well, mine anyway. After many years of alternately experiencing both droughts and monsoons of creative vision, I have miraculously discovered from where to harvest my most creative self. I liken it to mining for gold−since the...
patricia-struntz's picture
Nov.18.2012
A usually pleasant journey home from my son’s house was turning nasty –and not just the weather. Foggy darkness coupled with slanting rain on a curvy road made the speed limit categorically unsafe. Rather than fast and faster, I drove slow and slower as visibility lessened dramatically. And it...
SFKaufman's picture
Aug.09.2012
We live the major part of our lives under the constant pressure of things we create for ourselves based on misconceptions. Until clarity of purpose becomes a determining factor in our own experiences, others will have our tacit permission to create “things” that control significant parts of our...
bob-mustin's picture
Jul.25.2012
This Side of Paradise, by F. Scott Fitzgerald  image via sc.edu   Fitzgerald’s first novel, This Side of Paradise was given a tentative thumbs-down by the literati of the day, most not understanding what Fitzgerald was trying to accomplish. And even today it’s not a...
jeanne-mcelvaney's picture
May.17.2012
 There are many ways to come to a decision. Some of them help us feel connected to others around us. Others celebrate our past. Many bow to the logic of our minds where fears, doubts, and worries try to keep us safe. Remembering everything is energy offers us a chance to weave other choices...