Smoker’s Rights

 You as a smoker have rights, yes you do. You have the right to maintain your addiction, and that is exactly what it is, an addiction.You have the right to legally buy cigarettes and deliver to your body, through your lungs the nicotine that it so desperately craves. You have the right to support the tobacco giants [...]

By | 2012-09-21T08:33:00+00:00 September 21st, 2012|0 Comments

Winter is Coming

 "In life it's not where you go, but who you travel with"  Winter is coming,there's some snow on the ground,the indifferent wind has an edge,the sun seems so distant.Bare trees, seasonal skeletonspasted on the late autumn skyhunkered downin slumber.Thick and gray clouds shouldering heaviness,burdened by their payload,I think it might snow.I'm out with my Siberian huskies, Sasha and Kimba,a source of [...]

By | 2012-09-14T21:00:00+00:00 September 14th, 2012|0 Comments

Grattitude Attitude

"Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive"~ The Dalai LamaThank you for listeningwhen I needed to be heard.Thank you for speakingwhen I yearned for your wordsAnd thanks for the shoulderwhen I needed to cry,and for total acceptanceand not asking why.Thanks for not judgingand the wisdom to seemy actions and wordsaren't necessarily [...]

By | 2012-09-14T20:57:00+00:00 September 14th, 2012|0 Comments

Missing You

I've got a rag top beamerI've got my nice guitarsI've got a gentle breeze to soothe meunder Caribbean starsBut I don't have you, my darlin'don't have you, my darlin'don't have youSometimes I catch a whiff of Jasminewalking on a summer nightit just shoots me back in timewe we're one and all was rightBut that was [...]

By | 2012-09-14T20:53:00+00:00 September 14th, 2012|0 Comments

Silence Says It All

He said:I don’t know what you want from me,I give you all I can  She said: I can’t explain this void I feelnot sure where it began  He said: I miss the days when love was easy,when we didn’t have to “try”And she: ….lost inside her vacant starejust answers with a sigh...A thousand words race through her mindbut [...]

By | 2012-09-14T20:40:00+00:00 September 14th, 2012|0 Comments

The Side Streets of Wan Chai

"At any moment you have a choice, that either leads you closer to your spirit or further away from it" ~Thich Nhat Hanh The side streets of Wan Chai purveywhat ever you require;the things you need, or maybe notyour shadow’s dark desire.A bargain hunter’s paradisea visual delight;dried fish, umbrellas, underweareverything in sight.Sing song sounds of [...]

By | 2012-09-14T19:55:00+00:00 September 14th, 2012|0 Comments

Give it up for Happiness

Give it up for happiness; give up your need to be right.How does being right change your world other than feeding your ravenous and insatiable ego which gorges itself at the trough of righteousness? It’s not wrong to have an ego, just stop feeding it.Give it up for happiness; give up your need to control.Ultimately the [...]

By | 2012-09-03T11:30:00+00:00 September 3rd, 2012|0 Comments

Diesel Engines and Cheesecakes

"Never shall I forget the days I spent with you . Continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours." -Ludwig Van Beethoven She made it to these shores like so many of us,running to,running from.    Looking for answers,that we already had,discovering instead that it's aboutre-framing the question.   Paradise lost, sanctuary found, if only [...]

By | 2012-09-02T12:32:00+00:00 September 2nd, 2012|0 Comments

In the Palm of My Hand

 I’ve got rainbows in my pocketI hear laughter in the breeze,I feel sunshine on my shouldersI see smiles upon the seas,and the living is easyI am so into you.You are Sambucca in my coffeefrom a dark Italian roast,sourdough straight from the ovenyou’re the guava on my toast,and the living is easyI am so into you.I [...]

By | 2012-09-01T11:46:00+00:00 September 1st, 2012|0 Comments

I Still Remember…

"Stay close to anything that makes you glad to be alive"~HafizI still remember whenthe sound of you calling me Daddywas the sweetest melodyI had ever heard.Bringing light into darknessyour beautiful innocenceshone like a beaconin a midnight storm.You graduated from tricycleto bicyclefrom training wheelsto solo flight.I still rememberrunning beside youholding on,holding on,holding onI still rememberthat momentletting [...]

By | 2012-09-01T11:41:00+00:00 September 1st, 2012|0 Comments