Monthly Archives: March 2013

Cancer Out of my Hands

As a play on and tribute to Harvey Pekar’s wonderful graphic novel, Our Cancer Year, this is the first of many posts about My Cancer Year, (ooh…. a new tag….). This is an updated version of a post I wrote … Continue reading






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Treating the Self Right and Digital Detoxing

Recently I read an amazing article. It calls for ten simple steps one can do to take care of themselves better. My friend Siw sent it to me saying that it sounded like a “female Randy” wrote it. And I … Continue reading






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On language, What is Exactly Being Said (and Could it Actually be Harming Us)

Effective communication is essential for living well with others. I am pretty sure I can get unanimous support and agreement on that one. One of the most important parts of communication is listening to other parties one is communicating with … Continue reading






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The Need for a New (shortish term) Plan

My anticipated two month stop in Thailand is now approaching two years. Anytime I remember that initially, my planned time in Chiang Mai was five days, I can not help but laugh and laugh and laugh….. Okay, I do not … Continue reading






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