Charlie Allnut (Humphrey Borgart), having had a bit too much to drink the night before, awakens to find Rose Sayer (Katharine Hepburn) pouring his bottles of gin into the Zambezi River. “Whatcha bein’ so mean for, miss?” he pleads. A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it’s…it’s only human nature. “Nature, … Continue reading Intoxication

Sweet Solitude

“When from our better selves we have too long Been parted by the hurrying world, and droop,                                    Sick of its business, of its pleasures tired,            How gracious, how benign, is Solitude;                                    How potent a mere image of her sway”      With a poets mind, heart, and gift for words, William Wordsworth, in … Continue reading Sweet Solitude

Live Large

“When we confine ourselves to the village, we lose touch with our true nature. No wonder soul alienation is suffered by most people in the industrialized cultures of the Western world… At one time in our lives…we’ve experienced an emptiness at our core, a sense that our lives don’t make sense, that something essential is … Continue reading Live Large

Ready or Not

     “Life always gives us exactly the teacher we need at every moment. This includes every mosquito, every misfortune, every red light, every traffic jam, every obnoxious superior (or employee), every illness, every loss, every moment of joy or depression, every addiction, every piece of junk, every breath. Every moment is the guru.”        Perhaps … Continue reading Ready or Not