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Give Without Worry

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Creative commons photo by Jeremy Brooks A few years ago, I had a bit of an epiphany about panhandling that changed how I handled the situation. Before I tell you what it was, allow me to describe how I got there. (Note: This post has been updated in May 2017 below.) I always struggled with […]

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Reality Is Not What It Seems

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Every so often, I read something that really strikes a chord with me. Today it was an article in The Guardian about author and scientist Carlo Rovelli called “Reality Is Not What It Seems by Carlo Rovelli review – physics versus certainty.“ Carlo Rovelli There is so much in the article worthy of further discussion: […]

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Make The Impossible Possible

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Three Critical Things I’ve Learned From Running Marathons Running and I “dated” on and off for many years until 2012 when we finally tied the knot. I knew I needed some regular exercise, and I’ve always been attracted to how practical running can be – a good pair of shoes, and you can do it […]

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The Winter Olympics and My Family History

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As I watch the Winter Olympics (and prepare for Atlanta’s Snowpocalypse II) I feel the desire to share a bit of family history. My great aunt (my father’s aunt) was Olga Organista, a Hungarian pairs figure skater with partner Sandor Szalay. Together, they were Hungarian champions from 1928-1930; European champions in Vienna in 1930 and […]

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Florida Voting and Disney

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I bet Disney could help with the ongoing voting issues in Florida. Perhaps they could create a new theme park – Ballot Kingdom. Go back in time on the treacherous Hanging Chads Coaster; stand in line for hours at Miami-Dade County Polling Station Trail; battle with other park enthusiasts on the Single Voting Machine Railroad. […]

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I Want I Want I Want

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Lately, I find myself suffering from GAS, or “Gear Acquisition Syndrome.” It’s an affliction that most musicians suffer from, and I am not immune myself. I’m obsessing a bit over my latest toy discovery, so much so that I even stepped foot in my current local music store of choice, Sam Ash Music, to see […]

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Twenty Ten

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Resolutions: I will start referring to the year starting with “twenty” instead of “two thousand.” I will workshop Turning Thirty this year with a professional director and music director. I will release a new album this year. I will have a show this Saturday with Urban Blue, from 6:30 to 8:30 at the Red Light […]

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Facespace

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Imagine yourself as a member of an elite group of people from across the globe sharing a common purpose. Envision a place where you utilize cutting edge technology to express your message to the world. Feel the power only you posess to become one of the few, the proud, the important, and come sign my […]