Monthly Archives: August 2007

Happy Birthday, Mom!

  It’s Mom’s Birthday! Happy Birthday, Mom!   Mom used to joke that she was like Jack Benny, forever 39. As my cousins got older, she’d tease them "You’re catching up to me!" Since she crossed over in 1990, Mom … Continue reading

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… and then the next thing happens

  “The awakened sages call a person wise when all his undertakings are free from anxiety about results.”~ Krishna from The Bhagavad Gita      There is a Zen Buddhist teaching of "non-attachment"; in yoga, it is called apigraha, the fifth … Continue reading

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shifts of the 60s

  Looking up from the paper, Mom said "I hear this band is really great." Passing the newspaper advertisement to me across the kitchen table, I saw the ads for the various albums and 45s recently released. "I think I’ll get the album," she said, … Continue reading

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