I thought I was going to spend the Holidays in Hawaii and stay there for a long time. I was only in Hawaii for five nights. It went by so fast. I would move there but I can’t right now. I’m tied down financially and mentally – I need to stay home where it’s cheap and where my doctors … [Read More...]
I got my first comment/pingback from somebody that I don’t know. This person reviewed/critiqued my memoir in a blog entry on their website – http://www.losingalltherest.com I’m not sure how they found my website as I do not do a lot of networking, and I am not on Facebook. I despise Facebook. Overall this blogger’s review was positive. He/she calls … [Read More...]
I imagine that if there is a certain category that my blog would fall under, it would would be a “personal” blog. I just finished listening to a “ProBlogger” episode about personal blogs and whether or not they are worth it. “ProBlogger” creator Darren Rowse said that he started blogging as a personal blogger and that his blogged morphed … [Read More...]
We are all so desperately searching for happiness. Some search through drugs. Some search for happiness through a better career or finding their significant other. This core truth of humanity exposes that suffering is the nature of life. Searching is a sign of pain. In fact, searching = pain.
Over the past couple of weeks I have been giving … [Read More...]
Last night I attended my first “MeetUp” event (meetup.com) here in Arizona. I wish I had been familiar with this site sooner than I was. The internet is such a great way for people to meet others! Yes, in some circumstances you have to be careful but there are trustworthy sites like the one I am talking about. This … [Read More...]
A while back I was discussing chess with my father. I made the erroneous comment: “There is best move in every position. And, my father immediately responded with, “Is that true?”. I am the chess player and he is the one who knew better. And, the more I kept pondering his response, the more I realized just how profound … [Read More...]
“What is your website about?”. This was the question that I was asked several weeks ago when I took a trip down to Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois. I was out walking the nature trails, and I started conversing with an older man about the beauty of the forest, specifically the cliffs at the Garden of the Gods … [Read More...]
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Well, I’ve actually had a quite alright month – no seizures, positive results from MRI and CT – scan. I don’t want to explain further – “everything looked fine”, The MD is keeping me on the anti-convulsant (Keppra). And I have no problems with that.
In other news, I finally got to see my Packers … [Read More...]
Well, now I have completely re-done my website. And, I already like this one better. So, me in a nutshell: I am a writer, chessplayer and a real-deal spiritual seeker. I believe the answers to life’s mysteries are out there – we just have to want them bad enough. I blog what’s on my mind and what recent adventures … [Read More...]