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in favor of the braveheart chicken

In 1959, Allen Ginsberg said America was having a nervous breakdown… Maybe he was exaggerating for effect. However, it’s no exaggeration to say, that in 2017, we’re a very very nervous nation… No breakdown yet, but our condition is indeed … Continue reading

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no burden of happiness upon me

I’m happy I’m happy I’m happy I’m happy I’m happy I’m happy and I’ll punch the man who says I’m not!         — from the song “I’m Happy” by Ivor Cutler I define “happiness”, very generally, as a sense of well-being… … Continue reading

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Same Ol’ Ever-Changing Circle

I’m going in circles. …according to my dreams. In my dreams, I often circle through an area and arrive back at the place where I began. But usually, I don’t stop there—I keep on circling. So what do these dreams … Continue reading

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movie mirror

  We spend so much time, energy, and money looking for meaningful stories… Obviously, we’re driven by a need… This strong need drove me to see the movie After Hours three times in three weeks, back in 1985.* In the … Continue reading

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I’d Better Believe It!

  The cartoon above is based on a dream… …a sleeping dream from a few years ago. In the dream… I’m climbing up a set of stairs. I come to a place where two steps are far apart—one stair looms … Continue reading

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Finding Them in Me

  What do we see in them? What do we see in Prince William and his winsome wife Kate? I think it’s good to ask, because the answer could help us know ourselves better. If we are to save ourselves, … Continue reading

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Toward a Bigger Future

I hear many voices now lamenting a lost past. However, I think if we could actually go back to that past… …we might be surprised and disappointed at what we‘d find there. That is the lesson the prince learned, in … Continue reading

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