Category Archives: Personal

When Was I The Victim? When Was I The Perpetrator?

My mind naturally inclines to thinking one thousand times about when I have been the victim for every time it naturally inclines to thinking about when I was the perpetrator. I don’t like thinking about when I was a perpetrator. … Continue reading

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My Martin Landau Memory

In 1994 or 1995, I was working as an extra on a film or TV show. Martin Landau was one of the stars of the production. He was easily approachable. We sat next to each other at lunch one day … Continue reading

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Clarity Creates Energy And Strength

I receive many outreach calls from my various 12-step programs, but I have to be careful of my time and my energy because most calls I get are from people who want to share the mess, not the message, and … Continue reading

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Honesty

I was six dollars short at the dry cleaners I’ve patronized for 20 years. “Don’t worry about it,” said the owner. I couldn’t. I could not enjoy food or drink or Netflix while I was short. I went home, got … Continue reading

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The Mildewed Teaching Chair

On Friday, I left some wet cloths on my wooden stool that I use for teaching Alexander Technique. When I removed the now-dry cloths this evening, I saw they had left horrible mildew splotches. So I scrubbed away and the … Continue reading

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