Category Archives: spirituality

Democratic Debate with My Son

Wednesday, November 20th 2019   Listening to the Democratic Presidential Candidates debate the idea of potentially taxing the 0.001% of the elite class all of $0.02 to fund innumerable programs, and how to fund healthcare, my son gets up from … Continue reading

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Try Everything (by Shakira)

November 2019   This song by Shakira is the story of my life. If I had to choose a swan song or funeral song this would probably be it: TRY EVERYTHING – Shakira C   F  C   G   C  … Continue reading

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Packages for the Homeless: “Got Empathy?”

Tuesday, November 12th 2019   Traveling through Harvard Square today, I stop by the homeless guy with all the clever signs outside the Coop.  Today’s reads:  “GO AHEAD, MAKE MY DAY.” Then I cross the street to give a package … Continue reading

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Meeting with Victor & Mayor McGovern

Monday, November 4th 2019   Today is the day Mayor McGovern invited my friend Victor to come in to the Mayor’s Office in City Hall to address his homelessness.  When I met up with Victor to accompany him to the … Continue reading

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Sugar Skulls with My Sugar Boy

Friday, November 1st 2019 – Dia de los Muertos     When your Boy asks you to drive him to school so he can show you the Sugar Skull he painted in Spanish Class for Dia de los Muertos, you … Continue reading

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Halloween PSA – My Heroes

Halloween 2019 and beyond   Ooh boy… and girl…  grab your kleenexes! “My Heroes” – A Halloween PSA [2:00]:    Hell yes. ♦♥

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Helping People is Just Not that Hard

October 22nd 2019 All this stuff cost me $25 bucks:   This modest haul -plus $5 of vitamin C cough drops- is enough to make TWELVE packages worth of stuff to hand out to homeless people. Each bag in this … Continue reading

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