Monthly Archives: August 2006

Bruddah Iz and Coolness of Zero

Because of my recurring dream about being a big brown man looking out at the sea, the first time I heard and sawIsrael Kamakawiwole, commonly known as“Bruddah Iz”, I was enthralled and connected. His album cover Facing Future sends shivers … Continue reading

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Theoretical Meows

I was thinking about whenJimi Hendrix sang Now if six turned out to be nine; I don’t mind, & if all the hippies cut off all their hair, I don’t care. Dig. Cause I’ve got my own world to live … Continue reading

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Those crazy hazy wave states of summer

Love is a serious mental disease,said Plato. I am a self confessed nut job then and I suppose that is why when I tell my wife I’m crazy about her, I am actually saying I’m in love. In any relationship, … Continue reading

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Hicks theory of weekend relativity

My mind and body have served me well. I am neither a world class athlete nor the greatestintellect, but like Jack London said, “Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well. I … Continue reading

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But Seriously Folks-

Now the term serious leisure was conceived between 1973 and 1976 while Professor Robert Stebbins was collecting data for what was to become his decade + research on amateurs and professionals. I, too, am a part of a lifetime experiment … Continue reading

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The higher the monkey climbs the more him expose

All fruits ripe – All is good I honeymooned in Jamaica over twenty years ago. I’ll never forget a particular night at the Sans Souci restaurant after a day at the beach. There my wife and I over wine and … Continue reading

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Class of 72 and Infinity

Duders andDudettes As a product of the Class of 1972 gone gray, I love drivingmy car appropriately nameInfiniti and tooling around the USA. I like traveling in general. It is the supreme class room. Modern airline travel affords us an … Continue reading

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Occasional conclusions

Surf”s Up Rufus & Chaka Khan sang to me over the FM radio Tell me something good. I like hearing good stuff. Like Mark Twain, I can live for two months on a good compliment. Nicolas Malebranche was hailed by … Continue reading

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Arnold exists therefore he is so?

Have you ever felt on Monday morning that you had a little unfinished business? Hmmm. Let’s see. Replenish the bird feeders. Make some fresh coffee. Clip the nose hairs. Work on that hanging business deal; Ah, yes, that’s it; solve … Continue reading

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Meyers Manx and Me

Aloha, Ryokan, who lived in Japan in the late 1700’s and early 1800’s once wrote: If someone asks my abode, I reply, “the east edge of The Milky Way.” Me, too and more precisely, once I lived with my brother … Continue reading

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