Just for Fun

There are 2 things when a word or syllable is uttered.  There is what you say, And what I hear. In either case, entity is created. Vibrations move air molecules; dark matter's engaged. Words uttered out loud fall on two sets of ears – mine to whom directed, but also and always yours too! There are at least…

Brief personal statement

Now that the FDA has approved the vaccine for use with younger children, I hope those who do not choose vaccination will be either accommodated (wearing their personal protective gear) or ignored. Perhaps develop portable HEPA systems for kids in cubicles. Personally, I’m going to sit out my vaccination because 1) I have no intimate…

Million Dollar Baby

This morning I listened to a pediatrician and medical intensivist talk about the ethics of spending a couple of million dollars for one baby with a one-of-a kind (very rare) disease, in this case a neuromuscular disorder limiting normal breathing ability.  These babies might receive a series of doses, some intrathecally, (meaning they stick a…

Tea to soften

The intensity of the forbidden is building in my life, some days it feels like a tsunami of pressure – at least there was one in my dreams. So I offer the following, as a way to calm (my) ideas. My Introduction to a Tea Ceremony (of sorts). Once, I got some Tea Forte in…

Shofar

Having opportunity to listen to birds calling, I’ve heard Big songs coming from quite small birds that are striking. I was wondering, what miracle gave them that gift? Daring to be so loud and broadcasting[1]! But then why take such risks – “You never know who’s listening”… When its nearly the dead of winter, for…

Wherever we are now

Wherever we are now We can have happiness, As children will find moments to play – Even among ruins of war; While they live in the present moment. Some of them play king of the hill, Others play with snakes and insects. The lucky ones will have dollies, paints, and Tonka trucks instead. Yes it…

AMA – a mystical perspective (Ayurveda part 2)

[ here we are in that time of Lent, but I have disclaimer. Every birthday for me, falls right in the middle of Lent and when traditionally there would be little fresh fruit. Parties and expected pleasures were muted. Sometimes that a great reason for a big party, right in the thick of gloom? I…