The Year of Magical Dreaming

Post Archive:January, 2014

You have an unusual equipment for success, use it wisely. — in bed.

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*Fortune taken from an actual cookie. –in bed added for flavor, of course;) Sheesh! Now I know how to get your attention. The one question we save for bed post, published yesterday, statistically blew all others out of the water. I’m talking Canada, Hong Kong, UK, Singapore, Japan, Uganda, Viet Nam, Australia, Switzerland, Spain, New Zealand, Hungary, India, Virgin Islands... Read More

The one question we save for bed

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*our glorious bed in Thailand;) When Elisa and I first starting dating, I found it so precious that each night, just before she was off and dreaming, she’d sleepily mumble, “What was your favorite thing about today?” I’m not sure, in that first year, whether she ever made it to the end of my list, because I don’t remember asking... Read More

Yoga: Worth the happy ending

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If you could pay $20 for a ridiculously good 1 1/2 hour message each week, would you do it? Damn right, you would! And I only pay $7. Happy ending included! Maybe not the happy or the ending you might be thinking. But it certainly ranks in my eyes as a delicious way to end a yoga class. That’s right,... Read More

How to Find Your Passion — Quick and Dirty.

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The trick with passion is that we often look for it outside of ourselves, like God, or the Universe, or source, or whatever your name is for the incredible energetic force that creates and sustains life. Instead, we must use that which is already inside us and bring passion to whatever it is that we already do. It is like... Read More

If You Can …

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I was feeling yesterday’s poetry vibe, so I decided to break this one out of the vault for you. One of my favorite stories about this piece was when I performed it at a rare open mic night in Lambertville, NJ, at Full Moon Cafe. I had just moved back from Hawaii, where all the poetry I’d seen performed was... Read More

Instructions for a Bad Day

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“Let go, be confident, know that now is only a moment, and if today is as bad as it gets understand that by tomorrow today would have ended. Be gracious, accept each extended hand offered to pull you back from the somewhere you cannot escape. Be diligent. Remember all the times you could have pressed quit, but you hit continue.... Read More

The Lady in Number 6

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Why are you so optimistic? … because the world is beautiful. Nature is something extraordinary. Music is phenomenal. People that have no relationship to music are poor. What is the secret of happiness? … optimism. And looking for the good. Life is beautiful. Be thankful that we are living. Wherever you look is beauty. I know about the bad things,... Read More