Monthly Archives: August 2010

Zen and the Art of Push-Mowing

Ah…another hot and humid day in Baltimore….And my grass is creeping ever higher, looking a tad shabby and rough about the edges, calling to me to come and give it a trim. The rains of the last week have refreshed it … Continue reading

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What’s the Universe Saying?

I love to read Jonathan Cainer’s predictions. I think he’s the best astrologer on the web and his insights into the cosmic order and how the planets might affect us as individuals are often so accurate that they frighten me. He’s readable, consistent … Continue reading

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Tandem Riding in Amish Country

To sit on the back of a tandem bike, to be the “stoker”, is a strange and sometimes scary feeling. The first time I did it a few weeks ago, I thought, “Oh no. This is not for me…No steering, … Continue reading

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The Joys of Dancing

On Friday nights, the shopping square in my neighborhood blocks off the streets, erects make-shift kiosks that sell food and drink, and hires a band to play to a packed house comprised largely of locals: parents and kids, young couples, a … Continue reading

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Revising the Past

    For most of my life, I believed that my parents met at an officer’s club in Long Beach, my mom wearing a size 2 black dress and pearls (very Audrey Hepburn) and my dad his naval uniform, an … Continue reading

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Omega

Driving up to the Omega Center I felt a tingle of excitement to be visiting a place I had heard so much about. For weeks I studied their catalogue and finally made my choice: a writing workshop on memoir. I was … Continue reading

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