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Beyonce's Grammy Performance and the Pagan parallels . . .

The Grammy’s is an event that my interest has wavered in during my lifetime. I consider myself a fairly studied music critic hobbyist open to ranging musical styles and tastes, but I’ve never felt that staying up-to-date on the albums and artists jockeying for the year’s golden gramophone was a redeeming endeavor. 325 more words

Full Circle (Thank You Tom)

Sometimes, magic has a way of slapping you in the face. Other times it creeps up on you when you’re not looking for it. And so it is that in the final pages of Tom Robbins’ final novel, he has brought me back to the place of my second and auspicious birth, my home away from my home, the primordial womb of my blossoming creativity, Naropa University in Boulder. 134 more words

Creative Writing

Clock-a-doodle-doo

The Lunar New Year was recently celebrated across the globe. According to some cultures we entered the “Year of the Rooster.”

I am fascinated by Astrology, even if I do not practice or study it on a daily basis.   842 more words

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How to Make Love Stay

What is there to say?

Ultimately, no matter how intimate two people are, they can never know each other’s deepest secrets.

They can sit together, hand in hand, while ensconced in two completely separate and distinct worlds. 1,497 more words

Creative Writing

All That Goodbye to All That

Every writer who leaves NYC has written about leaving NYC since Joan Didion famously wrote “Goodbye to All That” in her seminal essay collection Slouching Towards Bethlehem… 110 more words

Creative Non-Fiction

Tom Robbins

When two people meet and fall in love, there’s a sudden rush of magic. Magic is just naturally present then. We tend to feed on that gratuitous magic without striving to make any more. 83 more words

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Perspective

It’s funny how wildly different one person’s idea of a bad day can be from another’s. And by “funny” I mean tragic.

This morning I read a short travel story entitled: The Flight from Hell, amid a collection in the book I’m currently reading. 257 more words

Mindfulness