When It All Began: March Madness

It was an average day in mid-March. I am scrolling through twitter and I see a tweet from one of my coworkers, “I could stare at my bracket as long as I stare at boobs.” Such a typical thing for a man to say, but for some reason, I felt the need to reply with …
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Solutions! Who here is ready for a new solution to all of the problems we face? Yearning for some new gadget, guru, life coach, healer, root, crystal, religion, surgery, beauty product to make everything better; to abolish every present trial of this existence. What would we do with our problems solved? Would we continue to evolve ? Problems can be our greatest teachers. If we can learn to look within for the problems, we can also learn to look within for the solutions.

Who is ready for a new solution to all of the problems we face?  Some new gadget,  guru, life coach, root, crystal, religion,

And the Oscar goes to? Sex and the City

Allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment over the years, whether substantiated or not, have frequently been discussed amongst the community and the places we each call home. It affects virtually all nationalities and religions around the world. However, even one child or teen being abused by a priest/pastor (or by anyone else) is too many. …
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Fifty Shades of Play: Happy Valentines Day!

Like many philosophical schools in the Hellenistic world, the Epicureans were followers of a school of philosophy founded in the fourth century BC by Epicurus (341-271 BC). The Epicureans focused on the question: What is the good life? ​ Their answer was, “The good life was a life of happiness. Happiness was the presence of …
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Well…. This is different….

First of all, is this the old www.thoughts.com? I used to blog here about 7 years ago or so, I did for a while, until the site got super glitchy and it was really hard to manage my blogs, or post from my phone. I made friends from my old blog, that I am still …
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The Eternal Quest For Strange, and the Sliver Platter

Republished for your eyes only. Mike’s Common Sense There is a lot of hoopla going on about Tiger Woods and his indiscretions. I personally don’t understand what all of this hoopla is about. Face it, Tiger Woods is a rock star; he is rich, handsome, and popular. Tiger is in the enviable position of being …
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CEDARS OF LEBANON… (ADULT)

I saw you in the distance and I knew you were the one. We had met before, but only in the hallway of our building. Your presence spoke louder than word, your hair, long and full, swept gracefully in the wind and your stride was confident and strong. I wondered if you would notice me today …
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Mike’s Common Sense When I was a teenager, every now and then my buddy Doug would get a hold of one of his dad’s old Playboy magazines. These were special times, because we were curious, and had new found hormones surging through our young bodies. This was a way for us to learn about the …
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