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A job faux-pas leads me to suspect I’m not that funny.
We never stop learning, only trying.
A discussion of California’s failed Proposition 19 and what it means for groovy people like you.
Famous french gastronome Brillat-Savarin once said, “Tell me what you eat, I’ll tell you who are.” It’s hard to believe something so daily, sometimes mundane and habitual defines us. Now that I’ve thought about it more, it’s hard not to believe.
No man is an island. I remember being on the edge of age six and standing at a podium in a huge synagogue and reading that quote at my sister’s bat mitzvah. At the time, I was mostly swept into a few thoughts- including “who are all of these people and why are they looking at me like I’m a little pink satin cupcake they’re about to eat?” and “…I wonder if I can trust the person who told me that the S in Island is silent?”
More than 20 years later, I’m struck by the precision of this quote- “No Man is an Island,” and a little sheepish about how long it’s taken me to understand these words and be able to apply them.
I’d also like to ask, readers, what do you need to ask for in your life??? Post it as a comment. Or ask the people that you need this from directly.
Sometimes we just need to ask for the things we want and need.
A friend posted the following quote on his facebook today. “When life hands you lemons, if you ask nicely for help, sometimes people will make lemonade for you!”
Never were truer words spoken. You know, as I’ve come across bushels and bushels of lemons in my mid 20s and been told to make lemonade- I’ve often despaired that I don’t know how to make it. Literally.
So, if you’d like to help me make some lemonade. I’m setting up shop at this link.
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