Monthly Archives: February 2008

No sissy

Sisyphuswas condemned to an eternity of hard work. And frustrating labor at that. His taskwas to roll abigrock to the top of a hill. Only every time Sisyphus, hegot to the summit, the darn boulderrolled back down again. What lesson … Continue reading

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fight..also love

This is not just a difficult moral code to live by, it is a practical one. Your enemy makes you stronger. Your enemysharpens your skills. Your enemy is yourcompetition and therefore you have to either step up to the plate … Continue reading

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happy

My religion is simple but it requires total honesty. I sum it up this way: Be happy! Remember what C.S. Lewis told us- “when we want to be something other than the thing God wants us to be, we must … Continue reading

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captured images

i touched the moment that piece of eternity a departed past me and yet immortality- see what i might foresee i came upon my child my old familiar haunts a land of me quite wild- where vagrant souls return again … Continue reading

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eclipsed

I stepped out of my car arriving home from BNA after flying to Chicago and back and I get to see the lunar eclipse, reddish yellow and absolutely breathtaking. The shadow of the earth and the moon and the sun … Continue reading

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fingerfoods

I heard that Fidel Castro has stepped down. He has been in and out of the headlines throughout my lifetime. Many things eventually change. Some things don’t seem to… “Civilization has taught us to eat with a fork, but even … Continue reading

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exponentially stoked

“stoked” – adjective – to be “stoked” is to be completely and intensely enthusiastic, exhilirated, or excited about something. those who are stoked all of the time know this; being stoked is the epitome of all being. when one is … Continue reading

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Philo update

“The sophists of literalness,” as he called them “opened their eyes superciliously” when he explained to them the marvels of his exegesis. Two thousand years have past and Crusty sez that when you step out of the box in your … Continue reading

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malting

Chocolate malts were thepièce de résistance to a boy’sperfect summer day.When I began taking girls to the movies, I loved to add a box of Whoppers, the malted milk ball, that later became an Easter favorite. Later when I finished … Continue reading

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fire away

In a magical decade, I did the Carolina shores, Florida, California,Hawaii, the Carribean,, and Southern Spain. It was my decade of wanderlust between business ventures some good and somenot so good. This was after a childhood of roaming the Appalachians. … Continue reading

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