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TFTD: Creativity, the "Río Abajo Río"

The quote is about creativity, spirit, the river beneath the river.

Bad Alice

Any day that starts with an email from someone named “Bad Alice” simply has to be a great day! Bad Alice is the acoustic duo formed by Suzy Johnston (author of The Naked Bird Watcher – the positive account of developing and learning to manage a serious psychiatric disorder that included depression, psychosis and self-harm) […]

TFTD: Don’t Feed the Negative

By way of BeliefNet: [The] defilements are like a cat. If you feed it, it will keep coming around. Stop feeding it, and eventually it will not bother to come around anymore. -Ajahn Chah, “Still Forest Pool” From “365 Buddha: Daily Meditations,” edited by Jeff Schmidt. Reprinted by arrangement with Tarcher/Putnam, a division of Penguin […]

Almanacs and Terror

FOXNews.com – FBI Links Almanacs With Terror Planning – U.S. & World The FBI said information typically found in almanacs that could be useful for terrorists includes profiles of cities and states and information about waterways, bridges, dams, reservoirs, tunnels, buildings and landmarks. It said this information is often accompanied by photographs and maps. My […]

TFTD: The Cause of Suffering

All the faults of our mind – our selfishness, ignorance, anger, attachment, guilt, and other disturbing thoughts – are temporary, not permanent and everlasting. And since the cause of our suffering – our disturbing thoughts and obscurations – is temporary, our suffering is also temporary. -Lama Zopa Rinpoche, “Ultimate Healing” From Daily Wisdom: 365 Buddhist […]

’07: A Meme Game

I’ve been meaning to do this for a few days, but life has been kind of hectic. Memes are ideas that spread from mind to mind like a virus. Not sound bytes, not quite, but the ideas conveyed by sound bytes. A quantum thought, perhaps. Would you like to play a meme game to celebrate […]

From Bad to Verse

I Go From Bad to Verse Donna Sue Rubin, the author of the famous Christmas in 2 North has a new book of poetry out. I Go From Bad to Verse is available as a downloadable ebook from Chipmunka Publishing. Ranging in tone from humorous to dark, Donna’s poetry expresses with great honesty the experience […]

Funerary Customs

I decided it was time to drag the intellectual level of my blog up, kicking and screaming if need be, with an anthropology piece about understanding other cultures’ customs. I may have lent that book out. I always feel like I’m blowing smoke if I don’t have quotes to back up my bizarre ideas. But […]

The Void, Nice Cad

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The structure of snowflakes

The Hidden Messages in Water by Dr. Masaru Emoto, scientific researcher, healer, and popular lecturer. Masaru Emoto: Miraculous Messages from Water contains some beautiful photos of these snowflakes. For the engineers in the audience, perhaps you remember the discovery in the 1980’s of the Josephson Junction. The Josephson Junction is a silicon device that is […]

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