Published by admin on May 11, 2017

Schloppity Schlopp

  I’m outside on the couch. Another glorious afternoon in LA. And I’m thinking… about thinking. About ten years ago, I did my first of two week-long, silent meditation retreats at a Jewish Center called, Elat Chayyim. I’m far from an expert in meditation, but I did have a giant epiphany during that week of…

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Published by admin on May 10, 2017

What if…

  That which you’re seeking, is seeking you.   But because you’re always seeking it, you’re never “home,” and it can’t reach you.       www.alexobed.com

Published by admin on May 5, 2017

Mandom Rusings

I like public libraries. I remember going as a child to the one in Daytona Beach with my mom and brother. It’s easy to forget the feeling of peace. I’m in one right now in Los Feliz. It’s a “safe harbor” for introverts.   I went to a comedy show last night. It was $7….

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Published by admin on May 3, 2017

the depths

  …they pull me. Perhaps it was because, late one night at the age of 7, my family was practically crushed like an aluminum can after a drunk driver ran us off the road, coming home from a friend’s Chuck E. Cheese birthday soiree. Everyone was fine–except me. I couldn’t walk the next day. I had…

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Published by admin on May 1, 2017

can you

  wait in that liminal space just a few moments longer.   linger awhile before running back to what you already know.               www.alexobed.com    

Published by admin on April 29, 2017

*Before Sunset in LA

On recommendation from a film buff I stream Before (not Beyond) Sunset. It’s horrible. A little.   Anyway, predicting the sex scene to come (so maybe it gets better) I hit pause and go for a whiz. I decide to hit the 1/2 spliff that I had left on the glass table outside my door. In…

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Published by admin on April 24, 2017

Something Different

I don’t normally do this, but today I am going to write my “Morning Pages” on here. Publicly. It started out as I went to the coffee shop to do some editing freelance work and didn’t bring a journal to write. These are usually my private thoughts, two pages a day (though I’ve been slacking…

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