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MEN CAN COOK Photo of tomatoes stuffed with cheese and crumbled Smoked Gouda Triscuit about to become stewed tomatoes then to be served with roast leg of lamb with pearl onions and red potatoes for homemade dinner tonight. After we take the roast leg of lamb out of the over we are going to make rosemary based gravy. That is what I am having for dinner tonight in my more »

Save urban wildlife. There is art everywhere. Life without Art is artless. A zillion adventures begin/are set loose in your life when you travel. Do you like coffee? Coffee originally came from Africa, it was first cultivated in Ethiopia. Let’s have a coffee in Zanzibar in the Zanzibar Coffee House. Zanzibar is a historical trade route. There are lots of inexpensive hotels there. And also: Life without art more »

We have a collective memory. Some people among us have experience memory  and  knowledge  embedded in their DNA when they are born from five generations hence. They have memory embedded in their DNA of things they “saw” before they were “born” and of things that they saw that will happen in the future. They remember everything they hear more »

FEED YOUR SOUL SPIRIT. Love is the light of the world. Feel the power of love in a LOVE POEM written on a garage door fronting on an alley in Venice,California (or any street in your zip code). Love adorns the world with beauty. Love brings its kindness and imagination to all things. Love needs more »

I drank two glasses of calming tea in the three hour time period from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. last night while listening to a women passionately describe the hummus she had made earlier in the day that would be served at her family’s New Year’s Eve dinner. This women is very inspirational. I have more »

Believe or not I once had an imaginary one question employment application form. The one question I asked was the following question: ARE YOU A MANIAC? Meet “Boo.” I met Boo in Rio de Janeiro. In August.  Boo is a Management Consultant. Meet “Lisa.” I met Lisa in 29 Palms in May. Lisa is a more »

“Clearly, she doesn’t have a dog!” Last night I attended a lecture in Santa Monica, California titled “What We Know About the Inside of the Earth.” Among other things the lecturer – who is working on a PhD in Geology at UCLA – told us diamonds are not forever. “If you leave your diamonds out more »

ALTERNATIVE REALITY. I saw a pancake advertisement on a sign on Ventura Blvd in Sherman Oaks yesterday that was a picture of a pancake with the caption, “Chocolate Chip Macadamia Nut Pancake. I thought, “How boring.” STRONG VISUAL BRANDING HAS IMPACT THAT PRODUCES RESULTS. Compare that saccharine sentimental chocolate chip macadamia nut pancake advertisement to more »