By the way, I did not always err on the side of sentimentality, or talk about animals like they were people. This is a recent development and I think it’s going to pass or at least be relegated to the occasional rather than the ubiquitous. Nonetheless! My family passed the picture of our new dog … More our new dog has a lazy butt
Heading into the back yard with the intention of a walking meditation I see the dirt of the yard, the dark green of the loquat leaves, looking bluish and yellow in the shade and sun, there is the illusion that nothing has changed. The sun is out (fucking San Diego and its insistently fine weather), … More dog won’t let me meditate
I think it is to be expected that if we pursue our growth and maturation process with intention and self-awareness that we will gradually cease looking to manipulate situations to get what we want and instead seek how to act truthfully and in the interest of what is right. Yet I’ve noticed a discomfort around … More On Integrity
What to say about New york, everyone has an idea about what it means to be there, perhaps the most written about city. Last time I had said you could feel the energy flowing through it, like a channel in the ocean or the jet stream in the sky. It wasn’t that for me this … More Last time in New York…
One evening after watching the Found magazine’s footage festival we went to a Minnesota bar down the street. While looking very much like many other dive bars I’ve been too, this one was special. With a “band” that was indeterminately either a karaoke, cover, or “real” band, gambling, an enormous inflated pumpkin, and a girls … More Meat Raffle!
Last week I saw the sun rise and set while on the road almost every day; red and pink clouds striping the sky and crystal blue lakes with fog sitting above them. I’ve always loved road trips and while some people commiserated with me over the hours spent on the road I secretly enjoyed most … More Where we’ve been
As quietly and calmly as I had driven myself from the airport to the home of my unknown host three weeks earlier I drove myself to the airport in Minneapolis on the night I left. It had been a going away for Mike the Ozzie, who had been working on the campaign since September. I … More Unceremonious departures
Working with the Al Franken for Senate campaign I’ve just been to enough political rallies and large scale events in the recent weeks to tide me over for a few years but the joint sessions put on by Youth and Government seem more like a form of entertainment to me. 2000 kids roam around roaring … More Teenagers+microphones+politics = hilarity ensues