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Bull fights, Plumbing, and Philosophy

Monday, Oct. 11, 2010

    I used to say that people who liked watching performers, also liked watching bull fights.   Your’re watching someone risk life and death for their art. There are possibilities of death. . . in public!  That is…

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The Blog You Never Wanted to Read

THE BLOG YOU NEVER WANTED TO READ:

and the Blog I Never Wanted to Write

      As the great 21st century philosopher, George Campbell, said, “I'm one cow short of a full herd. And no, I'm not talking about Farmville.”…

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Prescribed Burn

     There have been times in my past where I have been averse to painful experiences thinking they are “bad,” or “harmful.”  I tried to avoid them at all cost. However, I have found that sometimes allowing some discomfort for the…

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The Art of Air Guitar

The Art of Air Guitar

 

    My girlfriend who lived next door became an expert at “Air Guitar” at age ten imitating Paul McCartney’s style.  She perfected his restrained British style: long legs and knees together with a chirpy bending from…

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Nothing Profound

I was listening to a speaker yesterday who said, "I wish, just for once, I could read a newsletter that said, 'I don't have anything profound to say today - nothing has come to me...I don't have any insights, no…

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Keeping it FUN!

I once heard it is every artist's responsibility to "keep it fun."  This is more challenging than it sounds - it's "simple, but not easy." Along those lines, perhaps it is every individual's responsibility to keep LIFE fun in this…

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West For America

Last month I had the opportunity to experience an extraordinary singer/songwriter, David Walburn, who performs at the Many Glacier Hotel in Glacier National Park, MT.  Walburn performs a music program based on the famous Lewis and Clark Expedition: The "Corps…