Crumb – Soulspeak

Crumb – Soulspeak

I’m a long way from believing in the soul. Which makes this story even more odd. I wake up around 4:00 am like it’s an addiction. This morning – I’m sure I was still asleep – I woke to my wife calling me. Her voice was a silky, smoky...
Crumb – The Door of No Return

Crumb – The Door of No Return

Talked with a friend today about how Wayne Dyer said there was a heaviness that drapes the Anne Frank house like a musty blanket. How anyone could go there and not be touched was a mystery to him. Same with Nelson Mandela’s prison cell. My friend said,...
Birthday Wishes

Birthday Wishes

…or you were so strung out on perfectionism and people-pleasing that you forgot to have a big juicy creative life, of imagination and radical silliness…

A Fork In The Road: Choose Your Strengths

A Fork In The Road: Choose Your Strengths

I decided to lean on my strengths. I agreed I wasn’t the right person for what we need to accomplish in the time allotted. That’s the official title of my decision. “Not the right person for what needs to be done in the time allotted.” It saves my reputation from abject failure. More than one person secretly accosted me, grabbing hold of my hand and shoulder. “Best decision you ever made,” they said.

Crumb – Flashback

I almost hit a dog this morning, driving into work. I saw a hundred things, all at once, in the time it takes a stopwatch to make one click. I saw the dog, twenty feet in front of me, trotting out from a dirt drive, smiling, happy to have made it to another morning,...