Insight Blogs

January 4, 2018

Blog #99: Grip and Traction

It's been a while since I've written a blog on recovery.
September 21, 2017

Blog #98: Third Season of Narcos

The third season of Narcos is riveting.
June 15, 2017

Blog #97: The Taft Chronicles, and My Expulsion

Not exactly the Dead Poets Society.
June 13, 2017

Blog #96: Wonder Woman, Unscathed

"Everyone knows that the woman is superior to the man..." —Yogani
June 6, 2017

Blog #95: Aligning Spirituality with Reality

Sooner or later, our spiritual beliefs must correspond with experiential reality.
June 3, 2017

Blog #94: Mirror, Mirror on the Witness

"There is that in me. I do not what it is; I only know it is in me."
May 26, 2017

Blog #93: Jim Carrey’s Jnana Yoga

Life doesn't happen to you; it happens for you.
April 10, 2017

Blog #92: Lasik Vision, Utopian Vision

I regress into childlike fantasies, per the usual.
March 7, 2017

Blog #91: Logan’s Daughter

Why is Logan's daughter so fierce in the latest X-Men flick? I contemplate some possible reasons.
February 24, 2017

Blog #90: Mountain Lion Mean

A quick look at the marvelous film Hell or High Water
February 4, 2017

Blog #89: Boom, Like That

The story of McDonald's and the persistence of Ray Kroc.
January 29, 2017

Blog #88: The Music of the Night

Let us become savagely addicted to space, so that we can infuse space with fragments of composed and improvised time.
December 31, 2016

Blog #87: Sour Grapes

Sometimes, con men are the best source of wisdom.
December 21, 2016

Blog #86: A Letter to the Kiloby Center

Desire, not fear, is both the primary cause and solution to addiction.
November 28, 2016

Blog #85: The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

A very brief review of Amy Schumer's autobiography.
October 20, 2016

Blog #84: Smoke and Mirrors

Down the rabbit hole.
August 8, 2016

Blog #83: Reformation and Revolution

Cultivate inner power.
June 19, 2016

Blog #82: Old Stomping Grounds

Last night I got off work at midnight and went to some bars I used to frequent during my drinking days.
April 29, 2016

Blog #81: Baseline With Modifications

When we are in touch with the Spirit, there is a primal fire inside that burns with a palpable intensity, even as our surface movements continue to become refined, graceful, and more fluid.
April 15, 2016

Blog #80: Scenery on Bayshore Boulevard

A couple nights ago I was running on the illustrious sidewalk of Bayshore Boulevard, which hugs the perimeter of Tampa Bay in an unbroken stretch of nearly five miles.
April 9, 2016

Blog #79: Beyond Healing

When I was a young boy, I remember suffering some scrapes and bruises on my body—due to tripping and falling, or fighting with my brother, or sliding improperly into second base when running across the dirt of a baseball diamond.
April 6, 2016

Blog #78: Throughness and Navigating Boundaries

When I take a lunch break at massage school, I sometimes walk off campus to a nearby Jamaican restaurant.
April 2, 2016

Blog #77: Lance Armstong—Truth and Deception

He was high on top, but he came crashing down.
March 27, 2016

Blog #76: Terror and the Hidden Enemy

Last night I had a dream that I was eating at a restaurant, and a man pulled out a machine gun and started threatening people.
March 23, 2016

Blog #75: Massage Therapy

I started massage school on Monday.
March 18, 2016

Blog #74: The Power of Memory

Memory is a marvelous and miraculous aspect of Being.
March 15, 2016

Blog #73: Zootopia

The latest animated Disney film Zootopia portrays a world of animals in which predators and prey coexist in nonviolent harmony in a humanized, urban landscape.
March 12, 2016

Blog #72: Going with the Flow

The churning of the outgoing tide tugged against my torso as I wedged my bare feet into the bottom of a channel that ran in between a sandbar and an oyster bed along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico.
March 9, 2016

Blog #71: Knocked Down to Size

Conor McGregor's impressive winning streak and tirade of hubris was brought to a halt on Saturday night when we has skillfully defeated by Nate Diaz in two rounds of high-intensity, mixed martial arts fighting in Las Vegas at UFC 196.
March 4, 2016

Blog #70: Peruvian Flake

"Don't forget this fact: you can't get it back...cocaine. She don't lie, she don't lie, she don't lie." —J.J. Cale