Category Archives: the human story

Before enlightenment cleaning toilets


I clean my own toilets. I used to have a cleaning person come every couple of weeks, but with the current economy, that stopped a few years ago. So, I have to clean them, or they won’t get cleaned. Have … Continue reading

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Being in the moment


      I listened to a talk today, about how the mind is never satisfied, it never gets enough. Most of us have this problem. The mind is never content, because it never finds what it truly needs, lasting … Continue reading

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Buddha Buddha Here’s a Buddha, There’s a Buddha


I think it is the latest rage, Buddhamania. He’s everywhere now….all over blogs like tinybuddha, buddhist blog rings, Buddha blog, even Buddha dog animal massage! The zen of it all. What’s the draw? Face it-Buddha is a cool dude. Just … Continue reading

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If it’s yellow-let it mellow, if it’s brown-flush it down


This was one of the rules where I stayed, near the Haitian tent camp last week. Although I was sleeping in a tent, I had access to toilets and to conserve precious water this sign was posted over the toilets. … Continue reading

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Airport blogging


It’s my first time. blogging on a cell phone pad. I’m now in Dallas and about to catch a fly to Miami ending the first leg of this trip to Haiti. I’m headed back for another week, this time joining … Continue reading

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What is the Secret to a Long Marriage?


There are lots of books on the subject, and I’ve read a few of them. But what I like to do when I see an old couple in the urgent care is to ask them how long they’ve been married, … Continue reading

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I’m better now, you saved me.


I saw a woman in the urgent care with an infected leg. She was obese, diabetic, and there with her friend. “My leg is infected again” she said. both legs were swollen, and had dark purplish skin over the front … Continue reading

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All I want for Christmas is…


I remember one Christmas in grade school when I wanted a microscope, and I got one. I remember because it was the same year one of my sisters got a little electic organ(and I mean little!), which is what she was … Continue reading

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3 Kids Get to Go To School


A follow-up to my post from a few weeks ago, “This Was Their Lucky Day.” Thanks to donations from a few friends, I was able to wire some money to Haiti, and 3 kids now get to go to grade … Continue reading

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Is your dog like you?


Max is the last of the trilogy. He’s 13 and a half and that’s pretty old for a Lab-mix. As we were walking on his morning walk today I realized how much I appreciate all he’s done for me. At … Continue reading

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