cereal.

Sometimes I just write whatever comes out…this one happened to be about cereal (and form and function). Form Form as function Small wheat nodules Lightly frosted Tumbling Into a bowl Covered with milk A delectable start To the day Day after day The box lightens Form and function Collide Slipping past larger brothers Broken crumbs…

barter.

So, sometimes when I get bored, I peruse the “Barter” and/or “Free” sections on Craigslist. Recently I ran across these ads. These are 100% original and not edited or changed by me. I found them on Craiglist Orange County in the last few months. I swear they are real: ——HOMELESS——- Im a homeless man in…

Mall Esteem.

The mall. Or The Shops. Have you been there? Recently? Soon you’ll go… Black Friday is ‘black’ for a reason. Something troubling happens in me, As I follow the traces of my common man, Round and round the track we go, Surrounded by an allure of more. Emotions rush over me, My feelings called into…

In Case of Emergency…

I think they know. My tonsils that is. They seem to know I’m up to something. They’ve been acting out now for several days. I think they finally figure out that tomorrow morning I will be having a Tonsillectomy and they’re out of here! As I’ve been thinking about my surgery and some time of…

iSimplify

I confess. One of the first things I did this morning was check the MacRumors site. I’m a huge fan of Apple, and absolutely love my iPhone, MacBook Pro, G4 Tower, Bluetooth mouse, Apple stock…ok, you get my point. So this morning, I’ve been excited to see if their next offering will be convincing enough…

Kill Your Television.

I’ve been to Asia several times. I’ve spent several weeks in Buddhist countries. I’ve also been to a variety of Asian restaurants and without stereotyping, it is quite common to find a small altar to Buddha. Typically these altars have some food or flowers, incense, a candle or a variety of other offerings. One purpose…

Mustache March

I took a risk. I committed to 40 days…enough time to create a new habit in my life. Unfortunately it didn’t take. It was more than a personal commitment, it was a leadership decision. However, depths of leadership are revealed by example. What happens when you lead by example with less than stellar results? When…