Mark Twain on dogs

Lisa is a wonderfully sensitive, compassionate person, don’t you think?

Tao Flashes

blog pic1-1Walk through most any major city and you’ll inevitably find homeless people propped up against building walls or huddled near church fronts. In my own city, I see people standing on the side of the road begging for money, some holding signs, some standing stoically, some standing dazed. Some pace between cars, agitated it seems, by the noise, the traffic, or maybe it’s just the sheer frustration of their plight.

When I see homeless people standing at traffic lights I do what I imagine most people do. I start squirming. Then the questions begin. Should I stop and give the person money? Should I avert my eyes and pretend I don’t notice him?

Why is he standing on the  side of the road? Where is his family? What got him to this place, this street corner, this intersection of hopelessness and despair?

Why isn’t he working? Is he healthy? He looks…

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My thoughts and research on whether city living drives us mad….

I know it’s been quite a while since I wrote anything here. I’ve moved to southern Colorado and now we’re building a solar home up in the foothills!  But something’s never change and this is the perfect summary for me and my life still:

Limited time left on earth

I got some great publicity and had fun!

I appeared on the Huff Post Third Metric explaining how getting fired for the first time in my life ten years ago, showed me the amazing value of listening to my own inner wisdom.

It’s short and sweetGo view it here!

The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character.   — Buddha

Finally someone is writing about the advantages of being different, instead of the same old, same old.

Alas, I tire of writing for free on the Internet…

This EXCELLENT opinion piece put me over the edge!

Don’t know what’s next for me, but I do know I’m in transition once again…

A tiny piece of my mind about this “government shutdown.”  Don’t negotiate with terrorists!

After a short but very informative trip to Ecuador, I’m back shooting off my mouth over at Midlife Crisis Queen!