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Archive for March, 2007

Mar
2007
27

Eleven Miles Yesterday

I jogged three miles yesterday and walked eight. I am in training for our trip to Spain where we will walk from Leon to Sanatiago de Compostela. This was the farthest I’ve trekked in one day. Training at this time of year is special. The trees are in bud, daffodils are blooming, and every day ...
Mar
2007
23

Anti depression: Using grief for a chiropractic adjustment

There’s a song by that un-sexy trendsetter Johnny Rotten — maybe you heard it — where he rants a refrain, Anger is an energy. The track is called Rise, and it was done by Rotten’s post-Sex Pistols band, Public Image Ltd. Anger’s an energy? Ya, we get it. From the World Trade Center to Oklahoma ...
Mar
2007
14

Gary Wills and David Frum on prayer in the Bush-house

WDAD? (What Did AMERICA Do?) | Originally uploaded by silki. In a piece in this week’s New York Times Magazine headed, “With God On Our Side,” the fearless historian Gary Wills illustrates just how deeply religion has permeated the White House, for better of for worse. Founding father James Madison and Enlightenment-devotee...
Mar
2007
13

A comedian, of all people, executes the suicide option

The historical roots of the comedian is the court jester, the fool who is able to stealthily sway the ears of the wealthy and the powerful. Richard Jeni never had access to the powerful but he delighted his Baby Boomer fans by modeling his humor on gestalt psychology and parodying mystical practices. He paced his ...
Mar
2007
12

Soul’s Code reviews Tony Robbins at the TED conference

TED Conference: Tony Robbins calls Al Gore a “son-of-a-bitch” . . . to his face! BY PAUL KAIHLA — The 2007 “TED” conference — an eponymous acronym for ‘Technology Entertainment and Design’ — drew celebs-with-substance like Philippe Starck and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to the conference center in Monterey, CA...
Mar
2007
12

Follow the Yellow Arrow!

Yes, this is me with a yellow arrow stuck to my back. Pilgrims on route to Santiago de Compostela, the most famous of the medieval pilgrimages follow yellow arrows along the pilgram route, called the Camino. The reason I am wearing one is that my husband and I are planning on a pilgrimage to Spain ...
Mar
2007
2
Photo of the day: Austin's cathedral of casual

Photo of the day: Austin’s cathedral of casual

Every great cultural hub has some place that expresses its strengths, its spirit perfectly. New York City has the Statue of Liberty. Paris has the Eiffel Tower. And Rome has, well, Rome. Austin, however, has the Hamilton Pool, a humble swimming hole that has more than a touch of the magnificent, thanks to the collapse ...
Mar
2007
2

Britney’s saviors? Kevin Federline, her Mom, and her lawyer

fantastic | Originally uploaded by nedward.org. We love surprises. And nothing reveals them better than the spiritual journey we all go through when we struggle with something painful. Rehab, therefore, is definitely up there among the great journeys one can take in life. So it’s wonderful to hear, if true, that Britney’s lawyer, her...