Category Archives: life style

My word for now

Today I am participating in Bonnie Gray’s “beloved brews” linkup with this post. I have seen this idea at a number of sites, the idea of picking a word for the year. My time frame doesn’t go that far, so … Continue reading

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NORMAL: stories from my life; (teaser from PART III: Travel)

Getting closer to publication. I: ISLA VISTA: 1970 The Burning of the Bank of America The Crazy Concert Roland’s Trial The Boat II: HOUSE BUILDING The House my father built in Glendale The Stone House at Rumblin’s The House at … Continue reading

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Preview of my book – NORMAL: stories from my life (with teasers from PART I, Isla Vista 1970)

My release date is about a month out. The book is being formatted now. Outskirts is the publisher and I will be sure and let everyone know when and how to get a copy. But in the mean time, here’s … Continue reading

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First Thoughts on the Lectionary: July 6, 2014

It is my hope to resume my series: First Thoughts on the Lectionary.  I will see if I can follow through on this hope.  It does serve me to stay connected to our Biblical tradition. Zechariah 9 Lo, your king … Continue reading

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Upside-Down Art: Opera Outside the Mainstream

I am over at D.L. Mayfield’s Upside-Down Art today.  Upside-Down Art: Opera Outside the Mainstream I am in the process of publishing a collection of stories from my life.  One section of the book is five stories about major musical … Continue reading

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2014: analysis, We (i.e. environmental activist) who fail to act on what we understand are the cause

 The pattern of most presentations by environmentalists, like Al Gore’s movie, Inconvenient Truth, is to show the dire situation we are in followed by a word of hope; such as  “but we have the answers, we just need the will … Continue reading

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synchroblog/linkup Conflict Minerals #Spiritofthepoor

Today is the beginning of a concerted effort to dialogue about how our life style affects us and the world.  This blog is about how our lifestyle cause suffering in the rest of the world, and Esther Emery will post a blog … Continue reading

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