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What your BRAND CANNOT DO (with a cell phone)

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

I woke up this morning. I guess that was a good thing? I got to work and discovered that I forgot my cell phone at home. 810 more words

The Human Condition

Listening to Rhiannon Giddens

Have you met Rhiannon Giddens? She was recently chosen to become a MacArthur Fellow which includes receiving a MacArthur Genius Grant. You can see a list of all recipients since 1981 at the link above. 239 more words

Spiritual Formation

Prometheus As A Role Model.

I have always had a fascination with Greek mythology.

Of course for most the pantheon of Olympian deities hold sway, yet for me the primordial Titan, Prometheus held an unwavering respect in my mind. 844 more words

The New and Constant Gardener

I spent the afternoon gardening. Last Monday it snowed, so this might have been foolish. But it’s almost the end of April, and I just decided I would act like it was Spring, whether the weather thought so or not. 1,138 more words


The Memory Unit

The Memory Unit gathers –

A motley congregation
faces the long, high pulpit and
double-locked entrance.
Weary attendants gather behind
the pulpit busy with paperwork… 176 more words


Musings: The Clown Nose of the Soul, The Artist's Great Fear, and The Clueless Poet.

Anthropology of Wedding Rings (An Objective Analysis)

The gifting of wedding rings are among the more sweeter of primitive traditions. Humans have established a tradition of gifting their desired mates with precious Earth stones (such as a diamond) attached to metallic bands – composed often of either gold or silver. 925 more words

The Root of all things


“The butcher becomes my friend. All day he bashes up the carcasses of dead things, and I’ve never seen the smile off his face. 2,418 more words

Baby Girl