Showing posts from June, 2016

My Favorite Songs From Rockwell

Wednesday Songs  June 29, 2016 Edition
Somebody's Watching Me


Obscene Phone Caller

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My Orange Days

Saturday Stories June 25, 2016 Edition My Orange Days
For the past few days I've been watching my favorite TV series, the Japanese drama Orange Days, while learning sign language and Japanese through YouTube.
I've also been reading so many book excerpts from Amazon with today as my Mitch Albom day. And I'm doing all these while at the office, yet doing my work as flawlessly as I'm capable of.
Mitch Albom is an inspiration, not only his books that inspires me to be a better person, but also he's my role model for being a writer that is touching the lives of millions.
“So many people walk around with a meaningless life. They seem half-asleep, even when they're busy doing things they think are important. This is because they're chasing the wrong things. The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.” ~ Mit…

My Favorite Songs From The Style Council

Wednesday Songs  June 22, 2016 Edition Mick's Blessings

My Ever Changing Moods

You're The Best Thing

Shout To The Top

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Everyday Is A Miracle

Saturday Stories June 18, 2016 Edition I learned to appreciate the many blessings, big and small, in my life. I feel myself getting more open. My private life is still strictly off-limits, but I have long ago stopped being defensive with intruders.
"How it's going, bro?" asked a friend.
"Still the same," I smiled. "Everyday is a miracle."
He said he liked that.
"That," I said, "is called the Attitude of Gratitude!" ~ Huggybear Diaries, Friday, December 4, 2015

Make Gratitude Your Attitude Zig Ziglar

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My Favorite Song From Robert Plant and The Honeydrippers

Wednesday Songs  June 15, 2016 Edition Sea Of Love

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A Thing of Beauty

Saturday Stories June 11, 2016 Edition The Italians speak with their hands in the same way I read with a marker. I highlight passages that gives me new perspectives, or where I learn something, or if I really like the way an idea or a character's dialogue was written.
I am learning a lot from the three books I'm reading at the same time.
I see the glory of true leadership in Franklin Roosevelt's uncanny charisma and dynamic presidency from FDR: The First Hundred Days by historian Anthony J. Badger.
I feel drawn to the minimalist style by Pulitzer Prizewinner David Mamet in his acclaimed plays and screenplays as Ira Nadel reveals in David Mamet: A Life In The Theater.
I'm writing another novel now, and the elegant and nuanced prose of Bernard Malamud, also a winner of the Pulitzer, in his classic novel The Natural, inspires me to create a thing of beauty and a timeless work of art.
~ Huggybear Diaries, Saturday November 28, 2015

The Natural

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My Favorite Songs From The Vapors

Wednesday Songs  June 8, 2016 Edition Turning Japanese

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Everything Is Connected (2)

Saturday Stories June 4, 2016 Edition
Everything Is Connected (2)
Ego thinks Spirit is insane for believing that the movements and sense of contractions are a prelude to a new existence beyond their wildest conceptions, pardon the pun. There is no such thing as a Mother, says Ego, and most certainly there is no life after birth.
Wayne talks about a moment of serendipity when a close friend gave him a copy of Being-In-Dreaming by the shaman Florinda Donner which I saw it on Amazon today. I found myself back in the world of the Yacqui sorcerer Don Juan Matus.
It was even Carlos Castaneda himself who wrote the foreword to Florinda's story of her initiation into the world of the nagual. Carlos Castaneda had changed my life through his classic books about sorcery.
~ Huggybear Diaries, January 31, 2016, Sunday
Wayne Dyer Last Speech Before Death

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My Favorite Songs From David Lee Roth

Wednesday Songs  June 1, 2016 Edition Just a Gigolo (I Ain't Got Nobody)

California Girls 

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