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July 2012

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Getting Happy: Staycationing and Appreciating


Get happy, in any way you can. If you have to run away from home, do it. If you have to go to the beach everyday, do it. – Abraham Hicks Dear Friends, 1) It’s incredible how memories wash over us like…

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Shizuoka: Everything is Good and God

Japan, Travel

Everything is good and brown. I’m here again with a sunshine smile upon my face. – Jamiroquai (Space Cowboy) Dear Friends, Years ago, VP and I saw Jamiroquai perform at a music festival in Finsbury Park. For more than an hour, under a…

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An Interlude: Life’s a Musical Thing


In music, one doesn’t make the end of a composition the point of the composition. – Alan Watts Dear Friends, This evening, I met up with R in Ginza to belatedly celebrate his birthday. For those of you who don’t know or…

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Z, an Unknown Variable


Dear Friends, It’s often said that before one dies an entire life will flash in quick succession before one’s eyes. (You know it, you’ve seen it in movies a million times.) While teaching my student Y, this morning, fragments of my life flashed before…