Category Archives: Spirituality

A Lesson on the Evils of Chivalry

By November of 2011 I was running wild. On average, I wrote for five hours a day. In addition to writing this memoir, I was a regular contributor for three magazines. I was also increasingly busy with work; I’d amassed … Continue reading

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Jimmy Kon: Lulu Lemon’s Latest Poster-boy

Jimmy changed a lot after his stroke: it scared him ‘shitless’.  The first thing to go was the smoking.  Prior to the stroke, he seemed to have a smoldering cigarette permanently attached to his lips as he barked out orders … Continue reading

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One of the Buddha’s Lions: Marpa

Marpa walked into the bar just before sunset. His choice of table was deliberate: he sat next to the window, in hopes of watching the sun go down over the mountains. He was tired. For the past several months, Marpa … Continue reading

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I Won’t Forget To Put Flowers on Your Grave

They had been married for over forty years when she passed away.  At the funeral, his daughter told me that her father just didn’t look like himself without her mom by his side.  In the weeks following her death, Peter … Continue reading

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Dave on Dawkins

It is hard to believe that almost a year has past since David Foster Wallace died. I am ashamed to say that I didn’t know of him before that. I first read about him in the December issue of Rolling … Continue reading

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