Russell Branding

Russell Brand really set me on fire in his Jeremy Paxman interview in which he suggests we stop voting. In large part, I agree with him. This democracy thing is a circus act; you can win President with less than half the votes, or Prime Minister with absolute control with only 30%. The “left” and …

Banksy visits NYC, echoes my sentiments

I *just* threw out my Rebuild The World Trade Center Towers lapel pin; I actually once gave $100 to an organization pushing for their reconstruction, before it was too late. The same nite, I screened the best parts of SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE for a pal who had never watched it before, and the sight of …

Hot Yoga, Week 24: I Heart GY

I believe I’ve been at Gyan Yoga for six months now. Here’s my (5-star) google review for Gyan Yoga, posted last Saturday: Gyan Yoga has been a lifesaver for me Before I joined Gyan Yoga, I attended 6 different yoga studios, and rarely found the progress I was hoping for. Today, Gyan Yoga has become …

Days Without Sugar: Day 282

Today, the landlady brought flowers, as pictured herein.  It’s a rare expense and she mentioned it as vital for a photograph; probably they are re-listing the place for sale. This window scoreboard has made such a big impact in my life; I’m really awfully grateful to have it; I know keenly that the average renter …

James Forcillo and the Police

James Forcillo is the Toronto police constable who shot and killed Sammy Yatim. Recently, I read an article which reminded me to not judge others based on news reports. I don’t like what Mr. Forcillo did, and I think Mr. Forcillo did the wrong thing.  But, I can see how, on a certain day, in a …