Monthly Archives: January 2012

one good word

Zen appears to me following me around lately, so of course I will share some of it with you. It has been interesting and good for me, as I have moved into exploring more of it that I am learning … Continue reading

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one lone nut

Derek Silvers said, during one of his presentations on TED, that it takes only “one follower to transform a lone nut into a leader.” He has a very valid point. He goes on to point out that the real leader … Continue reading

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one lone nut

Derek Silvers said, during one of his presentations on TED, that it takes only “one follower to transform a lone nut into a leader.” He has a very valid point. He goes on to point out that the real leader … Continue reading

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the only thing

this will be short, it has been a long day in a hard week and I am going to watch a movie.   I woke up early and realized I had to juggle three deadlines and a 6 hour in … Continue reading

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The People’s Park

I had written a few weeks ago about Occupy Providence and their offer that they would vacate Burnside Park if the city ponied up a day shelter for the homeless. I did have a touch of pride that they had … Continue reading

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First, I was a man and now, I am Black

First, I was a man, and now, I am black   Spam is a funny thing. It reveals quite a bit about how things really work on the Internet. For months I have been receiving lots of spam about Viagra … Continue reading

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Lola

I am sitting in a café (not ‘the café’) but my “I have someplace nearby to go and the other one is too far away” backup café. It has been a day of opportunity, cold weather, long walks, feeling highly … Continue reading

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Why I don’t like crosswalks

I run. I walk. I bike. If…while running, walking or biking…I fall down and go BOOM (more accurately BOOM-SKID-BOUNCE) it occurs in a crosswalk.   Why? Try walking across one when it is raining. The paint they use, at least … Continue reading

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9 degrees

Now it is 9 degrees and I have to leave the house soon. I have given up all pretense of looking businesslike, professional or fashionable and instead am going for the “I may look crazy but I am warm” style. … Continue reading

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4 degrees

It is going to be 4 degrees tonight. Today, it barely got above a balmy 21. Of course, it will steadily rise back into the forties by the end of the week. I spent a large part of my day … Continue reading

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