Monthly Archives: December 2012

A SHEPHERD’S TALE: STARRY STARRY NIGHT

Being a shepherd is a lonely job. It often falls to the youngest son. It is a job that is looked down upon since we tend to animals that care nothing, give nothing,  and respond to the bark of any … Continue reading

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THE MAYANS DIDN’T GET EVERYTHING WRONG

IS THAT YOUR COFFEE? OR IS IT MAYAN? Anyone acquainted  with me knows that on most mornings I can be found in any one of several coffee houses on the peninsula. In fact, many of the personnel in these coffee … Continue reading

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A FINE DAY FOR COCKATOOS

A friendly December sun warmed the stone tables outside my favorite restaurant basting the park-like setting in its yellow juices. While I sipped a mocha and plumbed the deep ideas of a famous Poet Laureate, a man carrying a pet … Continue reading

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A TALE OF SOCCER BALLS, MOCHAS, BANKS, AND ANGELS

Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. (Hebrews 13:2 King James Bible)  The deck on the Monterey Starbucks on Alvarado Street is usually warmed by the morning sun. That was not the case one … Continue reading

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