Monthly Archives: January 2011

BAFFLING– THE MEANING OF LIFE

The following excerpt is from that wickedly ground-breaking, and in his day highly controversial teacher–the first bona fied Tibetan to come to America and establish a community of meditation practitioners– Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. CTR died in 1987 at the age … Continue reading

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SHORT

If less truly is more, then all those of you who’ve politely insisted that my brand new blog was filling with posts way too long, should be happy to hear that, at least for a good 6 weeks I’ll be … Continue reading

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W.S.Merwin’s poem at Memorial

At this link you can read text from the memorial in Tucson last week. It is a transcription from a CNN program that includes– among other really touching, even amusing, and sincere comments by the journalists covering the Shootings and … Continue reading

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DRUNKEN BONER IN THE HOUSE

BEOEHNER, Speaker of the House Correction folks: as Joy Behar pointed out on her terrific late night talk show (the only one with real content, if you ask me). John Beoehner’s name is actually pronounced, correctly “BONER.” And if you … Continue reading

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Barbara Walters faux pas & Palin’s true colors.

Chilling, Absolutely Chilling All we can hope is that Sarah didn’t know what she was saying. Now do you feel sorry for her Barbara Walters??? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/01/10/barbara-walters-defends-sarah-palin-feeling-bad_n_807089.html If like me you are a day behind on this story– the spin off … Continue reading

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Heiddegar, Meier and me

RESPONSE to a POST by BRIGID MEIER On Brigid Meier’s blog here on Word Press, an entry titled Dreaming New Mexico really struck a nerve and I had to comment (well ya, and she commented on my first one too, … Continue reading

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Advocating Violence

1/11/11 BOOKENDS#2 time is was and what a time it was, it was a time of innocence a time of confidences long ago it must be, I have a photograph preserve your memories they’re all that’s left you Simon and … Continue reading

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