“It’s time for movin’ on my friend, hold back all the tears and sorrow, it finally is time to go our separate ways…go as you must, but please don’t forget the yesterdays.”
Lyrics from a sappy graduation song from 1980 keep bouncing through my brain. It’s the kind of sappy … Read more
Then she started slapping me in the head. A lot! From a standing position, she bent me over, chin tucked, and slapped the back of my head – maybe an effort to slap away any dark thoughts invading my brain?
A few weeks ago I began my “Adventures in Acupuncture” … Read more
In many cultures, talking about money is often considered taboo. Personally, I hate money and wish we could live simply like the primitive people on the island of Yap where men wear little skirts and deals are made with gigantic stone discs instead of money.
But we live in … Read more
I was sitting at a café recently in my hometown of Zumbrota, Minnesota, having lunch with one of my oldest and dearest friends. We are as opposite as two people can be, but our friendship has endured for 35+ years and is stronger than ever. Our lives have taken different … Read more
“Aren’t you ever scared?” they ask me.
“Of what?” I reply. They can’t really answer that. They just have a vague sense that my lifestyle should be scary but no specific reasons why.
I recently spent a few weeks in my hometown of Zumbrota, Minnesota and was … Read more