My Yogi Daily Affirmation

Eve of Christmas Eve, 2020 “Gratitude Leads to Love.” I like to begin each weekday morning with a cup or two of Yogi herbal tea. While my favorite variety is ginger, there are many others available on the Yogi Storefront on Amazon from which to choose. I prefer to start my morning work routines withoutContinue reading “My Yogi Daily Affirmation”

Twelve Days of Amazon Christmas: When the Winter Rains Arrive, I Turn To Tracy to Help Me Think.

A Retrospective Review of Tracy Chapman, Our Bright Future. The winter rains have been far too slow arriving this year, but there are signs on the horizon that this situation is about to change. Not the harsh rains and hurricane force winds that so often batter the coastlines of Northern California and the Pacific Northwest,Continue reading “Twelve Days of Amazon Christmas: When the Winter Rains Arrive, I Turn To Tracy to Help Me Think.”

Twelve Days of Amazon Christmas: Setting Your Sights on a New Horizon

A Retrospective Book Review of Barry Lopez, Horizon. As the Christmas holidays continue their path forward into the New Year, I am prompted to revisit some of my book and music recommendations from 2020 for retrospective sharing. This one is about a book Barry Lopez published earlier in the year. It has grown on meContinue reading “Twelve Days of Amazon Christmas: Setting Your Sights on a New Horizon”

My Yogi Daily Affirmation

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 “Be fearless; know that all will be provided at the right time.” I like to begin each weekday morning with a cup or two of Yogi herbal tea. While my favorite variety is ginger, there are many others available on the Yogi Storefront on Amazon from which to choose. I preferContinue reading “My Yogi Daily Affirmation”

“Jammin’ with Jeff Bezos” – Episode 2: Rabbit™ Wine Aerator Shower Funnel with Sediment Strainer at the Redwood Bistro

Unofficial transcript of a conversation between Amazon founder and world’s wealthiest man, Jeff B., and Amazon Associate, Bradley N., at The Redwood Bistro. (Recorded live in San Mateo County, California on December 16, 2020). Jeff: Hi everyone, and welcome to the next episode of the new Amazon Studios documentary series, “Jammin’ with Jeff Bezos.” InContinue reading ““Jammin’ with Jeff Bezos” – Episode 2: Rabbit™ Wine Aerator Shower Funnel with Sediment Strainer at the Redwood Bistro”

A son’s maternal bond made meaningful to all through the collective sweetness of sound and song.

A retrospective music review of Mandolin Orange, Tides of a Teardrop. By now, we’ve all heard about live streaming, blogging, and tweeting almost anything, from the Oscars to the Super Bowl to the 2020 Presidential elections results and their protracted aftermath. But what about live stream reviewing an album of filled with meditative music whileContinue reading “A son’s maternal bond made meaningful to all through the collective sweetness of sound and song.”

Mindfulness Begins at Home: My Wintertime Tea and Coffee Rituals.

I am a firm believer in the power of rituals. They fix us in a time and space of our own choosing and can provide comfort us when the world surrounding us seems strange, uncertain, or entirely beyond our powers of influence. Rituals are repeated actions that convey a sense of solidity that some thingsContinue reading “Mindfulness Begins at Home: My Wintertime Tea and Coffee Rituals.”