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Blame it on the boogie

Beware the stories you read or tell. Beneath the waters of consciousness, they are altering your world.”–Ben Okri Kids’ computer games have undoubtedly evolved since my daughter Taz played them on the giant desktop (compared to today’s laptops, that early Gateway is a veritable behemoth) in my office. Back then, she had several games where, […]

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Light and joy and peace abide in me

“When I say it’s you I like, I’m talking about that part of you that knows life is far more than anything you can ever see or hear or touch. That deep part of you that allows you to stand for those things without which humankind cannot survive: love, peace and justice.” –Mr. Rogers Okay […]

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Moving towards the “thing” that gives you goose bumps

“What I want in my life is to be willing to be dazzled— to cast aside the weight of facts.”—Mary Oliver The facts of the dominant paradigm insist you can never write a book, be a comedian, make it as an artist. But facts are only placeholders until the higher truth emerges. That’s why it’s […]

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“Clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth.” –Pharrell Williams

“We all long for love. Everything else is just killing time.” –Kenny Loggins Most people hear the word “love” and immediately think of long white dresses, tuxes and diamond rings. Our tendency to associate love with romance is a gaping blind spot. Not only are there millions of people to love (forget your quest to […]

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Why Judge Judy wins Emmys and I don’t

“The only person you are fighting is yourself and your stubbornness to engage in new circumstances.” ― Jon Krakauer Because I view the world through rose-colored glasses, I don’t always recognize gloom and doom. Circumstances that others call “tragic” don’t necessarily get the same response from me. Sometimes, I’m even a bit cheeky about it. […]

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