o! the weather outside is frightful…

Damn it. Now that song’s stuck in my head. Well, happy Bodhi Day everyone! That’s right. It’s December 8th and that means it’s Bodhi Day, the Big Fat Buddhist December Holiday. It’s the day commemorating the enlightenment of the historical Buddha, and you know what means. It’s time for an entry from the front lines […]

shameless romanticism

This is going to be an extremely self-consicous entry. It’s going to be self-conscious first and foremost because I woke up this morning thinking about my blog and thinking about all the stuff I’ve written here and wondering if any of it will someday come back to haunt me. Especially as I am transitioning to […]

this isn’t about Wal-Mart

Another reason not to shop at Wal-Mart this holiday season. Okay, okay, that was unfair. The article has nothing to do with the holidays and the shooting probably wasn’t over some low-priced, made by tiny Indonesian hands, put the competition out of business, out-source American jobs, and refuse to promote women piece of plastic crap […]

holy days

So I’ve got a couple of things to talk about today. First, some house cleaning. It is the end of the first week of December. I’ve got a lot to do over the next few weeks, and then I’m off for a well-deserved vacation. If updates are a little slow in coming as a result, […]