Monthly Archives: February 2011

“Who’s got it figured out? M-A-N-I-P-U-late”

Big thanks to The Dead Weather song, ‘Treat Me Like Your Mother’  for the title of this post.  Sort of a 21st century nod to Aretha Franklin’s R-E-S-P-E-C-T,  I think. I’ve always liked the intensity and sarcasm of this song. … Continue reading

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Whats missing?

“Every day, your life is a jigsaw puzzle, ”  I told my 4th grade students.  “Every day is a different experience.  Think about this morning.  When you woke up was your picture complete or were there missing pieces? “Now, close … Continue reading

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Paradigm Shift (take two)

(for best effect, please read this with a dead-pan, dry voice in mind) So I’ve been talking to the ducks.  They tell me that they are making plans to head south before it turns too cold. Every year I hear them … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Lemonade

This article found it’s way to me today: 7 Terrible Breakups I’m Thankful For.  Here’s an excerpt: Breakups suck….They can … be maddening, depressing and straight up rude. Still, all in all, practically every breakup has made me thankful, too—either … Continue reading

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No tolerance for bullshit

I’ve been  contemplating what constitutes actual “bullshit”.  Heres what I have come up with:** Liars  (not the occasional untruth to save your ass, but actual, professional liars.) Prop 8 Trying to get someone else to live the dreams you never … Continue reading

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Wanting

My blogging style is typically to develop an idea and then search for a visual that can encapsulate my topic or the vibe I’m trying to create.  But today, something different happened. I stumbled across this picture and, simply, I … Continue reading

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“…said the joker to the thief…”

My inbox yesterday held a “Daily Tune Up” from Yehuda Berg at The Kabbalah Center.  He wrote: All that Glitters, Is Not Gold We pick up energy from people. Sometimes we’re so focused on what we’re getting, that we don’t … Continue reading

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Paradigm Shift

A penguin and a duck are swimming slowly, side by side, enjoying the calm cool water. Duck turns to penguin and says, “We’re all heading south later, you gonna come?” “What do you mean?,” asks penguin. “You know,” duck quips, … Continue reading

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