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2010
Jun
23
What to do... some inspiration...
“My friend Joseph has this on his FB profile and I found it so exquisite, ...”
22
Craigslist.org: they USED to be cool...
“Warning: this is just sort of a rant, so read at your own peril. 🙂 Used ...”
01
May
24
Generational Shift
“It happened this afternoon. I was with three under 24 year olds -- 1 under ...”
21
Flow Practice Notes
“Had a lovely practice with Erol today, super awesome practice with Nick the other night, ...”
Mar
02
Today's Parable: My Name is Rose...
“(Thanks Aunt Barbara for the reminder!) The first day of  school our professor introduced himself and ...”
Feb
14
Confronting the Reality of the Impact of my RSI
“From the time I was 4-29 I played piano. I have a self published CD. ...”
2009
“40 Times Around the Sun & 7 Years Praying at the Temple”
Dec
Nov
Aug
17
02
Theme of the Month
“I've been reflecting on the past few months of my life and I have come ...”
Jul
30
Humor: George Carlin on Abortion
“I call this humor, but really, this is a socio-political commentary as well! It's a ...”
01
Fairy Costume in Green
3 comments
GlitterInjection of the Day
“(For Pritpal...) Close your eyes (after you read this, of course) and feel into the ...”
Jun
19
16
15
Friend's Band Get's Coverage on iTunes
It was a sign from God
“I've told this story a few times recently and it has struck me that it's ...”
6 comments
14
Have you ever been so open walking down the street that you cry?
“I was on the street the other day and was off in my own world, ...”
3 comments
10
08
Creating a Facebook Fan Page
“While the process for creating a fan page is pretty easy overall, I found the ...”
At Least You're Not the Ant!
07
06
Inspiration and Blessing
“May today there be peace within. May you trust that you are exactly Where you ...”
05
Friend Looking for DJ 6.6.09 for Pay
“My friend is looking for a DJ for tomorrow: World beat, dance music, a little hip ...”
May
Apr
20
17
10
07
Suck a Bag of Dicks
“I have only recently been introduced to this comedian, Louis CK, and I'm quite pleased ...”
Mar
31
26
I Just Got Accosted | No more cigarettes!
“What an absolutely shocking experience. I was walking down Townsend right at the CalTrain station ...”
20
19
15
13
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11
Life Altering Moment
“Wow. I just had the most amazing experience and I really wanted to share. For ...”
2 comments
There Is Hope
2 Minute "Domino" Honda Commercial
Camille Paglia on Obama and Rush
10
Brilliant Museum Assembly Line for Cars
“Wow. VW has got it down. Have you seen this piece from the Discovery channel ...”
A Picture Says 1000 words!
Image
07
Our Deepest Fear
Art on the iPhone
Hero Dog
“Video alert: If they can help each other, makes me wonder why humans don't help each ...”
Morse Code vs. Text Messaging
“Video alert: I'm not so sure this would work today with the iPhone -- seems ...”
06
Death Star Over San Francisco
Inner Peace
“If you can start the day without caffeine, If you can get going without pep ...”
05
04
The Water In the Lake
“"If Barack Obama and Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi took three buckets of water out ...”
02
The Forbidden SNL Sketch on the Bailout
“Saturday Night Live did a "Bailout" skit, which has created some rather awkward  problems for ...”
The Mountain Metaphor
01
Feb
28
25
English, Revisited (clever)
“1. The roundest knight at King Arthur's table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his size ...”
24
Quick physical challenge
“This may boggle your mind -- see if you can outsmart your foot. 1. ...”
How clean is it?
“The Window Through Which We Look A young couple moves into a new meighborhood. ...”
22
You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it
“"You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. ...”
21
The Heavy Cost of Unexpressed Feelings
“"Our repertoire of words for calling people names is often larger than our vocabulary of ...”
Jan
2008
“Surrender To Love”
Dec
21
What does it mean to be Friends in this millennium? Happy Solstice!
“I'm starting to understand what it must have been like for my parents when they ...”
18
12 Days of Christmas: Meaning Revealed
“From 1558 until 1829, Roman Catholics in England werenot permitted to practice their faith ...”
11
04
Looking to increase everyone's joy this holiday season? Yeah, me too.
“Nearly 9 years ago I was lucky enough to stumble upon poi. Nearly 7 years ...”
Nov
19
Energy Drinks: Large quantities for Low cost
“$5.50 per case SmartPower Smart Energy Drinks - by the palletWe are the manufacturers of ...”
13
Temple of Poi Student Profile: Jeff Starr
“This is the first in a series of student video profile pieces I've been working ...”
12
06
soul2soul
“what a privilege, honor, pleasure to share the gift of playing this extraordinary game designed ...”
Oct
31
This cracked me up!
1 comments
28
Love's Threshing-Floor
“"When love beckons to you, follow him, Though his ways are hard and steep. And ...”
15
Loss v. What is
“For what reason was I so focused on what I thought I would lose if ...”
11
10
change
“how do we transcend our current level of development and evolve in a way that ...”
06
Humor: Investment Advice
“With all the turmoil in the market today and the collapse of Lehman Bros and ...”
02
A Political joke you can enjoy no matter who you prefer!
“Montana CowboyA Montana cowboy was overseeing his herd in a remote mountainous pasture when suddenly ...”
The real difference between liberals and conservatives: Jonathan Haidt on TED.com
“Psychologist Jonathan Haidt studies the five moral values that form the basis of our political ...”
01
Life and Death
“I saw a friend in the hospital yesterday who went to the emergency room around ...”
Sep
28
Do you know what caused current US economic issues?
“ Watch this highly informative video that traced the cause of our current crisis that ...”
27
Dealing with v. Being with
“A few weeks ago, I was in some conflict with my beautiful partner and I ...”
A Prayer for You
“A Prayer for YouI'm happy to announce that this a perfect moment. It's a perfect ...”
15
Ziji
“The Tibetan word for confidence is ziji. Zi means "shine" or "glitter", and ji means ...”
10
5 Tips for Improving Your (Poi Fire Dancing) Flow
“If you've been struggling with finding your fluidity, we have the answer for you! Check ...”
05
Just Dyed my hair again...
1 comments
10 Concerns about Obama...
“10 concerns about Obama is an interesting little piece...”
Aug
30
My political compass today
“Economic Left/Right: 3.12Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -4.51i'm fascinated that about 2 years ago the economic line was ...”
25
Cosmic Lovers Get Handfasted 45 second video
“Friends, Family, Fans and :As you probably know, my love Atreyu and I got handfasted ...”
22
A fun Game from my niece Lexi...
“Rules of the game:- Choose a singer/band/group- Answer using ONLY titles of songs by that ...”
18
Help, I'm a Hollywood Republican
“I found this piece really interesting: Help, I'm a Hollywood Republican...”
08
A German's View on Islam
“I am Unable to find affirmation nor denial of the validity of the letter in ...”
07
A prayer for our troops
“The average age of the military man is 19 years. He is a short ...”
Jul
04
Dead Leaves...
“Do not think of your faults, still less of others' faults; look for what isgood ...”
1 comments
01
Got 4 minutes b4 5 on July 2 to help me win Best of the Bay again in 2008?
“To all you fabulous friends, fans, students and general supporters, I have a request:If you ...”
Jun
30
death, fear and life
“i sent an email to a friend of mine today who was feeling somewhat challenged ...”
12
The joy of overcoming obstacles : )
“I think part of what makes joy so tremendous is often theovercoming of obstacles -- ...”
07
the finish
“Most of my life i have been at the front of the pack in everything ...”
2 comments
day 7: will over skill indeed!
“at 65 miles, todays ride seems... in a surprising shift in perspective, short. i am, ...”
06
day 6: i'm too tired to get up.
“Liz is sick, i'm not feeling too well and getting out of bed simply seems ...”
05
Day 5: Red Dress Day Pix
day 5: red dress day
“Undoubtedly, this is the easiest day of the ride from the perspective of duration. at ...”
04
day 4: the agony of defeat, the thrill of victory
“after getting rubbed out on day two and taped up on day 3 and riding ...”
03
day 3: quad buster: The best of my ability in this moment
“Today started out strong. i became a bicyclist in the first leg of the day, ...”
day 3 rideout
“leg feels betterish. With only 43 miles total on my bike I'm ready to try ...”
day 2 part 2
“Jeremey and I drop into deep conversation and I finally feel a sense of belonging ...”
02
day 2 part 1
“left quad a mess; so tight after only 20 miles of relatively easy. Sweep to ...”
opening ceremonies, night 1, morning day 2
“11 hours of sleep in the cold, wet outdoors really helped! Condensation inside and out ...”
01
day 1
“first, no Internet in camp, so glad for my iPhone and this will be brief ...”
holy toxin release batman!
“at least i slept last night. and, i'm still fighting some cold... sweating in my ...”
May
31
check-in. 4.5 hours...
“...lots of lines... wrist bands... tags... and unfortunate inefficiencies that really triggered me! LOL. a ...”
30
Liz Rocks!
“Liz and I had such a great conversation today. i know it will be really ...”
29
It's all Mom's fault
“Mom sent me the coolest email today. i cried when i read it -- spontaneously ...”
26
Reconnecting, take II
“Boston gave me some great support this morning. I'm glad he's also doing the ride. ...”
25
reconnecting...
“I first found the Burning Man community through my old tribe, the Illuminaughty. I went ...”
24
finally picked up the bike
“and did a short ride. 3 miles. at least i was on the bike.”
Jim and Frankie
“Jim is the person who told me about the ride first -- he had to ...”
23
I don't want to do this!
“resistance. wow. i spent the day crying, avoiding picking up the bike. at some point ...”
19
Hmmm... i wonder how to check if i did the right thing with the flat?
“glad i have a tune up on tuesday and the brakes being installed!”
18
yippie!
“3:30 am. can't sleep. watch a movie. still can't sleep. 5:45, i decide to go ...”
another ride?!? 2 in one day?
“Yes! i'm using the bike as a commute vehicle again. To Sioux's place and back, ...”
17
yup...
“...still avoiding the bike...”
16
I'm avoiding the bike
“I don't want to get on the bike. I need to, i know... i simply ...”
14
yeah! i commuted with my bike
“Sadly, the commuting represents my 3rd longest ride to date... but the good news is ...”
12
Okay, it's just a numbers game
“It's okay. i just need to get on the bike. Today is a 23.4 mile ...”
10
The hardest thing i have ever done, physically, to date
“Mikey is leaving today. I'm up early, Mike and Atreyu went out dancing last night ...”
09
Training for the AIDS ride
“When I first conceived of doing this ride, apart from the obvious community service aspects, it ...”
Decision Making Time
“on or about the 9th of may, i realized i had to reach my financial ...”
Nightmare!
“I had a horrible dream that i couldn't find a tent mate... then i got ...”
08
I'm doing the AIDS Lifecycle Ride
“when i first conceived of doing this ride, apart from the obvious community service aspects, ...”
04
Mar
15
Hole in the Bucket
Benefits of Tea
“I was surprised to read all these benefits to drinking tea today in a greatlittle ...”
1 comments
04
You are an Island...
“A dear friend who is also on a weight loss journey wrote this to me ...”
Feb
Jan
23
Fire Dancing In Union Square - I Am Not My Hair
“December 11, as part of the San Francisco Food Bank's Canned Food Drive! ”
1 comments
I am not my hair... and...
“So here I am looking in the mirror. I imagine it is somewhat like waking ...”
2007
“I Am Not My P!nk Hair”
Dec
31
Shifting your perspective
“Question:How do you boost your expectations with Vitamin Joy so that you are guided to ...”
Upekka
“A friend sent this on an email list I'm on -- it is a meditation ...”
23
Cosmic Kiss
“May the best of last year be the worst of this yearand may we all ...”
Nov
30
Tribe -> Community -> Tribe
“Looking back in time, humans organized themselves toward a common purpose ofsurvival using a hierarchical ...”
Oct
17
Permission
“The other day I found myself triggered by a friend's choice to, from my perspective, ...”
1 comments
Sep
07
06
20070906: Footage From Arashiyama
“Since we didn't head north into the path of the typhoon, we decided we'd go ...”
05
20070905: Rest. Recovery. Preparation. Forewarning.
“Sean arrived. More sushi. Freshly imported wine with Spencer. Making plans. Oh, and finding out ...”
20070905: Perfection
“A friend just got back from her 10 day sit and was finding herself in ...”
04
20070904: Transformation at Shrines
“After escaping the love hotel and accompanying Spencer on his research adventure at the travel ...”
20070904: Locked into the love hotel
“As cool as the love hotel is, the most limiting aspect of it is the ...”
20070904: The Love Shack is a little old place...
20070904: Clubbing
“After braving the rain, we decided to go to a club. We arrived at the ...”
September 4: Multiculturalism in the Book store
“i have been saying su me ma sen -- or trying to.it helps.i had a ...”
03
20070903: Warm Summer Rain
“Last month when Hunter and I had a gig out in Discovery Bay (see entry ...”
20070903: Having a (Silver) Ball
“OCAT -- Osaka City Air Terminal -- is a Penn Station sort of place. All ...”
20070903: Arashiyama
20070903: Sushi
“Oh my did we have a good lunch. For less than $20, we ate copious ...”
02
20070902: Kyoto by night
“Spencer's such an excellent tour guide! He gives amazing instructions, clear information and along with ...”
01
20070901: I'm in the State of Confusion
“I can't quite recall when the last time I got sleep was. I think it ...”
Aug
31
20070831: Fly like an Eagle...
“On the plane, I got up, stretched, and feeling really tight, had these two women ...”
August 31, 2007: Unveiling the site!
“While it is still under construction, we can finally say the PoiGeek web site is ...”
27
August 27: PoiGeek Announces Plans
“PoiGeek announced on August 27, 2007 their plan to launch the alpha release of PoiGeek.com ...”
26
Teaser Video for Poi Course: The Snail Turn Around
“And if you want a shorter version, here you go! :)”
25
Trailer Video for Poi Course: The Snail Turn Around
“Check out this trailer for the Snail Course, available this fall on PoiGeek. ”
23
August 23, 2007: Our first PoiGeek video
“Sean and I have been busting ass to get a demo for the upcoming Japan ...”
16
August 16: the thick of things...
“It sucks to be in the muck of it all sometimes. Except that the real ...”
15
August 15, 2007: human accomplishment...
“Most human accomplishment is not the result of decisive actions or moments of truth. No, ...”
14
August 14, 2007: Rumi
“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all ...”
06
August 6, 2007: You done good, Ma!
“You done good Ma. I’m changing the world, if only on a “small” scale right ...”
August 6: What is love?
“I find this line of inquiry interesting. In my own experience for my world of ...”
04
August 4, 2007: fire dancers stuck in the fire
“I was on my way to a gig and we got caught in a fire ...”
Jul
30
July 30: On the Radio!
“I love technology! I love that I can sit in my bed naked and be ...”
20
Jun
Apr
29
April 30: Flow Journal
“What I worked on tonight hanging with Noel and Mike:   - inverted thread the needle (mike) - ...”
April 29: Temple of Poi 2007 Fire Dancing Expo
“A grand success, even if I did set my costume on fire. Ironically, none of ...”
27
April 28: GlitterGirl and Fire Friends on KRON TV
“My second television experience! :)”
07
April 7: Journey
“I liked this. Speaks to the journey over the destination. What you get by achieving ...”
Mar
14
March 14: Voices
“The more faithfully you listen to the voice within you, the better you will hear ...”
09
March 9: Michael Crichton
“We all can work ourselves into a hysterical panic over possibilities that we won't look ...”
02
Feb
24
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February 19: KRNV TV Appearance
“KRNV reporter Adriana Banovich covers the surge of poi fire dancing in the Reno, NV ...”
17
14
February 14: Try...
“"Try everything twice -- the first time might have been a fluke" - Mom”
05
February 5: Perfection...
“The true perfection of man lies, not in what man has, but in what man ...”
February 5: Right Answer
“By the time the average person finishes college he or she will have taken over ...”
Jan
18
WWYD?
“How would you feel if you friend told you they just tested HIV+?”
2 comments
01
January 1: Happy 2007
“I had a fascinating new year's eve. I had a gig that I accepted for ...”
2006
“Krylon Is My Friend”
Dec
Nov
27
26
Start Again
“What I got out of this silence was a gift I never could have gotten ...”
25
Day 10: Because Evolution is What Separates us from the Monkeys
“For years I’ve been hearing about Ken Wilber’s work, integral thinking and his AQAL model. ...”
24
Day 9: The Unexpected: Part II
“On Monday, I had one of the best opportunities to notice my sensations as fear ...”
23
Day 8: The Unexpected: Part I
“Relieved to have access to my email – amazing my attachment to it, really – ...”
22
Day 7: I just want to eat a big red steak
“After not chewing for 7 days, I simply wanted to chew on a big steak. ...”
21
Day 6: I'm sleeping in
“My sleep schedule got dramatically off Goenka's plan. I tossed and turned for hours. Shortly ...”
20
Day 5: Walk 100 Laps in my Socks
“Solitary confinement is starting to make sense. I'm making a break for it today when ...”
19
Day 4 (Part II): I Love My Mom
“One of my sits this afternoon was dedicated to one of the most amazing people ...”
Day 4: Holy Colon Blow, Batman!
“Everything changed on Day 4. Before sleeping on day 3, I had profuse thoughts which ...”
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Day 2: Burning Butt, Aching Gut
“When Sioux and I did the Master Cleanse 4 years ago, we made a huge ...”
16
Day 1: Only 9 More Days
“The 4 am wakeup bell was just as hard in the comfort of my own ...”
15
10 Days On the Inside
“Waking up sick had me clear that going to the 10 day was a bad ...”
14
13
The Ants Go.... Marching Suicidally
“Oh how weird the world is. When I sent the email about the ants last ...”
09
The Ants Go Marching 1-by-1
“We live in California so ants seem to a fairly common thing to come by ...”
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