2013 Occasional Posts · Significant Stuff

This is better?


I'm not so numb. Why was numbing was necessary?  Because it worked. Why is it now not so necessary?  I'm guessing, because it's not. About a week ago, I spontaneously started to shed the need to numb.  I had a pleasant conversation with myself about this habit but I didn't set out to change it. … Continue reading This is better?

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2013 Occasional Posts · Significant Stuff

Live in the moment. Be mindful. Meditate. Bullshit.


Live in the moment.  Be mindful.  Meditate.  Be open to the abundance of the universe.  The path is the journey. Bullshit. I mean, really.  (I can hear my Mother's voice right now.  She had this way of saying "Oh reeeeaaally" and rolling her eyes when I would make some statement obviously designed to provoke.  I… Continue reading Live in the moment. Be mindful. Meditate. Bullshit.

2013 Occasional Posts · Significant Stuff

Hi! I’m Crappy. How About You?


On the "Welcome" page that promotes a man's audio books, the first sentence I read today was:  "I had wanted to issue a CD with this book, to illustrate what Shakespeare’s Globe called ‘original pronunciation’ (OP), but the production costs went against it." I was taken aback and had to look past this first 'wah,… Continue reading Hi! I’m Crappy. How About You?

2013 Occasional Posts · Significant Stuff

Christmas Full Circle


The Fry family celebrates Christmas as many people do.  Rachael and I decorate, we buy gifts, Ron cooks.  It's a day devoted to the best aspects of being together, digging the pretty lights, and having fun.  It's about caring enough to make all the food from scratch that day.  It's about being with family who… Continue reading Christmas Full Circle