Oh Lord, Won’t You Buy Me A New President?

By Thursday, November 10, 2016 0 1

in the style of Janis Joplin Oh Lord, won't you buy me a new president? Got kicked off The Apprentice, now I can't pay the rent Worked hard all my life, now my health's just 'bout spent Oh Lord, won't you buy me a new president? Oh Lord, won't you buy me a new U.S.A.? 'Round here we love all ...

The Hero’s Journey, or, Seven Ways To Live Like A Salmon

Salmon swim upstream, 700 miles and more, to return to their birthplace. It's a hero's journey. Being rich in what matters, like integrity, relationships, health and spirituality -- in a culture obsessed with money and stuff --  is like being a salmon. Salmon make a hero's journey. They swim upriver 700 perilous miles and more to ...

Feverish With Spring Planting

By Sunday, April 7, 2013 4 0

I love the written word, as you probably know. (And did you know I'm giving away a copy of my novel, Revelle? You can enter the drawing by subscribing to my weekly blog posts, to your right. Easy to unsubscribe with a click any time). But this week's post is a nod to the fact that sometimes visuals ...

Democracy: Not A Spectator Sport

By Tuesday, November 6, 2012 4 0

It's Election Day! I urge you to vote, if you haven't already, because democracy only works with participation. It's not a spectator sport. (Note: I'm replacing my usual Thursday post with this Tuesday post, and resuming my usual Sunday/Thursday schedule this Sunday). It is so important to vote. My household voted by mail three weeks ago. I don't even care ...