David L White

Thieves, pirates, outlaws, oh my!

Thieves, pirates, outlaws, oh my!
  “The “Thieves Oil Story” * Thieves-type oils were apparently developed from historical information about four thieves in France who would rob victims of the Black Plague (get it–stealing things off of dead bodies.  Ick.) They’d protect themselves from the plague with a secret recipe of natural ingredients including cloves and [...]

This Little Bit

This Little Bit
This little bit born bright and beautiful before …. the big, the bad, the bugly, before the stories blossom like buckthorn, brambles, and burdock, before the bark, the bite, the braggadocio, before the bitchin’ blonde britches this little bit born bright and beautiful …………………….. poem 3/14/18 3:59 am Share this:PrintFacebookGoogleLin [...]

Practicing Fear ???

Practicing Fear ???
An article from a Thriver, coach, writer, and friend of mine. In it Jill asks: My question for you today is: what are you practicing? Fear? Love? Anxiety? Joy? Despair? Gratitude? Connection? Loneliness? Optimism? All day long, we are practicing something. Consciously or habitually, with or without awareness, we are practicing. https://thrive [...]

m.Yoga

m.Yoga
M.Yoga* Anusara, Ashtanga, Bikram, Hatha, Gentle, Iyengar, Jivamukti, Kripalu, Kundalini, Prenatal, Restorative, Sivananda, Tantra Yoga, Viniyoga, Vinyasa, Yin And … Laughter Yoga, Jana, Raja, Aero Yoga, Acro Yoga, Goat Yoga, Beer Yoga, and others, too numerous, undoubtedly. (Sorry if I missed any style that YOU have experi [...]

Dear Lydia Ramona

Dear Lydia Ramona
A Prayer Poem for Lydia Ramona Dear Lydia and Ramona. Left and right. Thank you for the time you spent with us. We will wonder briefly about your trip home and then, no more. You arrived. You left. We are blessed. With loving fingers we rub a magic oil lamp; a loving kindness meditation of lemongrass, frankincense, and lavender. The lessons [...]

Velveteen Frankensteen in CountyCat m...

Velveteen Frankensteen in CountyCat mcfls
Velveteen Frankensteen in CountyCat mcfls and the Cudahy Family Library.     Or on Amazon Share this:PrintFacebookGoogleLinkedInStumbleUponTwitterEmailPinterestPocketTumblrLike this:Like Loading...

Tools

Tools
Someone said, (a couple years ago) they (she) thought I might be (probably was/is) an artist. I first heard this in July 2015. It’s now late February 2018 as I write this. I’ve been buying paint, paper, and brushes, (in limited quantities), ever since. Maybe, just maybe, I needed another, (just one more) tool before I start. Maybe [...]

a Mind at Home ….

a Mind at Home ….
A few quotes from …. A Mind at Home With Itself Byron Katie Page 20 If you think that someone else is the cause of your problem, you’re insane. You do the work on your own thinking, clean up your own mess, and the problem disappears. Life always becomes simpler and kinder when we questioned or stressful thoughts. These thoughts aren’t p [...]

Roasted Mexican Grasshopper

Roasted Mexican Grasshopper
Last night we went to chat about time hopping and parallel universes with a small group of folks in an old house undergoing wonderful remodeling. We spent a lot of time in the new kitchen with wine, cheese, sausage, crackers, and roasted Mexican grasshoppers. Yep. With all the regular snacks available there did not seem to be a lot of interes [...]

Frog Jelly Soup

Frog Jelly Soup
  Frog Jelly Soup Afraid she might jump, in escalating temperatures, a frog boils slowly, consommé in the pot in the basting, simmering, and frequent stirring of an ongoing accident tragedy, Can’t. Actually. Look. Away. the parenting, modeling, whatever, sweet meat falling off the bones, bones chucked out in to the compost heap spare th [...]