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My hometown.

I have written often of my hometown. Due to frequency it is not always positive, though looking back through the different stories and mentions, the good has consistently outweighed the bad. I am from a small town. A town I … Continue reading

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Summer.

It is cool and grey outside this morning. It is Monday. School started in San Francisco today. I will be back at work next Monday. So, this is the last Monday that I can basically do whatever it is I … Continue reading

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Of baseball and a couple other things I have loved, and not.

The world is made for people who aren’t cursed with self awareness.  I love sports. For real, I do. People who know me, know this already. [I am not one of these girls.] I love the thrill of competition, I … Continue reading

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Billy Beane’s interpretation of the Bhagavad Gita

Better indeed is knowledge than mechanical practice (of religious ritual). Better than knowledge is meditation. But better still is surrender of attachment to results (of one’s actions), because there follows immediate peace. — Bhagavad Gita 12:12

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I am a sports fan, I am.

I believe in the Church of Baseball. I’ve tried all the major religions, and most of the minor ones. I’ve worshipped Buddha, Allah, Brahma, Vishnu, Siva, trees, mushrooms, and Isadora Duncan. I know things. For instance, there are 108 beads … Continue reading

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Orange you glad to wake up in this place, on this day, with this life?

Today is Day One of the 2010 World Series and Day Three of our Homecoming Week at school. Conveniently enough, the class color for the Class of 2014 (yeah, say that a few times… Twenty Fourteen… dayum!) is orange. This … Continue reading

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