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NFTs

Campfires and NFTs

I've been a tech entrepreneur for 32 years now. I've been in the same business for 32 years. I started my 2nd company in 2002. Knock on wood (my head), we're at the doorstep of another great app. Campfires are a great metaphor for tech marketing and product development. I

05 Oct 21 4 min read
NFTs

The Important Role of a Crypto Gadfly

Gerald ("Gerry") Armstrong is a legendary gadfly. Some say he wrote the book - although Gerry would scoff at the thought. He was also a mentor. Gerry was the former CEO of the Rocky Mountain Fuel Company in Denver. The New York Times first wrote about him in 1978. I

02 Oct 21 7 min read
Field Notes

Right Wing Zeroing in on School Board Elections

Family Research Council Raises Money for Right-Wing School Board Takeover Campaign | Right Wing WatchFamily Research Council President Tony Perkins is raising money to promote right-wing takeovers of local school boards, which he claims is necessary toRight Wing WatchToday two flyers were left on my doorstep. Both from conservative candidates running

01 Oct 21 3 min read
Field Notes

The Case for Blue-State Secession

The Case for Blue-State SecessionIt’s the only way to ensure democracy and equal justice, not just for blue-state residents but for citizens in all 50 states.The NationNathan NewmanI'm convinced the differences between the left and right are irreconcilable. If it was a marriage the only recommendation would be

01 Oct 21 1 min read
Field Notes

Religion is Not Good for America

Their vision is unacceptable to most Americans, and they know it. That’s why they’re willing to end democracy to get their way. Far from religion being a force uniting the populace and America, it is doing its best to destroy it from within.

30 Sep 21 1 min read
Whole Food Plant Based

Health Benefits of Ground Flaxseeds

Health column by Dr. Greg Feinsinger. Champion of Whole Food Plant Based Living and righteous person. Hippocrates used flaxseeds to treat patients over 2,000 years ago. Dr. Michael Greger’s book “How Not to Die” and his website nutritionfacts.org cite recent studies that confirm that ground flaxseeds do

30 Sep 21 2 min read
Whole Food Plant Based

Food As Medicine

FOOD AS MEDICINE FOR CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE AND HIGH CHOLESTEROL, A PATIENT STORY Health column by Dr. Greg Feinsinger. Champion of Whole Food Plant Based Living and righteous person. The two kidneys are the shape of beans but much larger. Around a million microscopic filters in each kidney get rid

30 Sep 21 3 min read
Whole Food Plant Based

Shortness Of Breath: A Common Complaint

Health column by Dr. Greg Feinsinger. Champion of Whole Food Plant Based Living and righteous person. A frequent complaint that brings patients to primary care doctors is shortness of breath. Often the cause is weight gain or poor aerobic conditioning. This column is about more serious causes. LUNG INFECTIONS:  Pneumonia

30 Sep 21 2 min read
Whole Food Plant Based

Chest Pain: A Common Complaint

Health column by Dr. Greg Feinsinger. Champion of Whole Food Plant Based Living and righteous person. Chest pain is a common concern of patients visiting primary care providers. Sometimes chest pain can be associated with serious—even life-threatening—conditions, other times not. Following are some common causes of chest pain:

30 Sep 21 3 min read
Whole Food Plant Based

Should You Sign Up For Life Screening?

Health column by Dr. Greg Feinsinger. Champion of Whole Food Plant Based Living and righteous person. Recently there have been pink inserts in local newspapers advertising health screening by a company called Lifeline Screening, which has been coming to our area for years. People are asking doctors if they should

30 Sep 21 3 min read
Whole Food Plant Based

How Good Gut Bacteria Improves Health

Health column by Dr. Greg Feinsinger. Champion of Whole Food Plant Based Living and righteous person. This is the second column in a series based on information from “Fiber Fueled,” by gastroenterologist Will Bulsiewicz, M.D. “Eat to Beat Disease,” by William Li, M.D., was also used for this

30 Sep 21 2 min read
Whole Food Plant Based

The Gut Microbiome Plays A Huge Role In Health

Health column by Dr. Greg Feinsinger. Champion of Whole Food Plant Based Living and righteous person. For centuries, physicians looked at bacteria as harmful—causing wound infections and infectious diseases such as pneumonia and meningitis. Following the discovery of penicillin in 1928, multiple antibiotics were developed to fight against bacteria.

30 Sep 21 2 min read
Whole Food Plant Based

Get Your Flu Shot

Health column by Dr. Greg Feinsinger. Champion of Whole Food Plant Based Living and righteous person. INFLUENZA CAN CAUSE LOST WORK AND SCHOOL DAYS AND EVEN DEATH:  IT’S FLU SHOT TIME Vaccinations, including COVID and flu immunizations, are one of the shining success stories of modern medicine. They stimulate

30 Sep 21 3 min read
NFTs

art for ETH's sake

This week Time launched their "Building a better future" NFT. The project was heavily promoted by social media influencer farokh. Time Magazine is now owned by Marc Benoiff, Chairman and CEO of Salesforce. Anyone who's been in tech for as long as I have knows that Marc Benoiff was for

25 Sep 21 3 min read
NFTs

Ape DAO Remix

I've always wanted an Andy Poon. I think some of the ape derivatives he's done are stunning. So I joined the Ape DAO Remix to get one of his pieces.

24 Sep 21 1 min read
Trending

Blazed Cats - Blazed Me

So I wrote a couple posts praising Blazed Cats. Then things changed. After posting some legitimate concerns of impropriety in their Discord, they booted me. They've since blocked me on Twitter. In the interests of equal time, I invite the project leaders to post their response here. I'll post exactly

24 Sep 21 1 min read
Music

Mission Accomplished - We're at War with Ourselves

I was the one with this sign at Sunday night's Phish show at Dick's: "Trumpers & The Religious Right Are The American Taliban" I abhor what's happening to us and I won't apologize. But this is the wrong message. I'm a proud American, an entrepreneur. I don't always get it

11 Sep 21 2 min read
Web3

NFTs Change Everything? Yes

It wasn't that long ago I thought I'd never see anything like circa '89 or early dotcom in tech. But here we are. I believe they'll talk about this period in tech for years to come. Why? Let's start here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/ninabambysheva/2021/08/23/visa-enters-metaverse-with-first-nft-purchase/

23 Aug 21 2 min read
Music

Nobody knows you, when you're down and out

My tech career started circa '88. It's fun being part of something that changes things. It's happened to me a few times. I'm so happy for everyone in crypto, I truly am. I read that someone can buy a home now because of an NFT sale. That's wonderful. I want

14 Aug 21 2 min read
Music

Black is better

Today is National Vinyl Record Day Go buy some vinyl today at your favorite local record store Get in the groove And Your Bird Can Sing from Yesterday And Today - The Beatles https://bit.ly/3yJbxZQ

12 Aug 21 1 min read
Field Notes

Wear a mask, get the vaccine

Watch this 5 minute video from Catherine O'Neal, MD an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine specializing in Infectious Diseases and Chief Medical Officer at Lady Of The Lake Medical Center in Baton Rouge, LA. Then tell me why you know more than she does, why you're not going to put

08 Aug 21 1 min read
Music

Suzy Greenberg

This is for digitalartchick. Self-described NFT influencer. Suzy Greenberg - Phish https://bit.ly/2U0WStI Suzy's 'bout as faithful as a slot machine Pays off once in a while, then she robs you clean She's always afraid that she's not sure what she's worth She's out of her mind and

08 Aug 21 1 min read
Web3

Prince Caspian

This song reminds me of what's happening in two communities I adore - Blazed Cats and BAYC. I'm so grateful to be part of the whole. Feel like I'm "afloat upon the waves" Prince Caspian - 9/6/2015 @ Dick's - Phish https://bit.ly/3lu5LqY

03 Aug 21 1 min read
NFTs

Blazed Cats

There's some great NFT projects. But this one might be the coolest. So I bought some. Read about Blazed Cats. If this isn't the coolest NFT project, what is? Blazed Cat #8149 - BlazedCats | OpenSeaBlazed Cats is a response to celebrities and influencers forcing themselves onto the NFT space with

31 Jul 21 1 min read
Music

Blazed Cats > Blaze On

I love Blazed Cats. So I bought some. Super cool and creative NFT project. Read about them. Fuck Stoner Cats. So here's Blaze On from Phish. https://bit.ly/3ffWT4q Because now each time I hear Blaze On, I'm gonna think of Blazed Cats. Fuck Stoner Cats.

31 Jul 21 1 min read
Music

Hey Young People - Be Like This Young Woman

At the Phish Tour opener Wednesday night in Rogers AR Tommy and I sat next to this young woman. I'm always wanting to talk to younger people, see where they're at. So I said howdy. She lives in Little Rock. When I asked her about the planet, she was more

31 Jul 21 1 min read
Music

Harpua

Phish's tour opener is Wednesday night. I'll be there with my buddy Tommy P., who turned me on years ago. Here's Harpua/After Midnight, from the epic encore at Dick's in 015 (Harpua is a bulldog) https://bit.ly/3zFfwXw https://bit.ly/3zCTyEu

26 Jul 21 1 min read
NFTs

Space Jam

I collected all 4 of the promo drops, will be adding to my collection tomorrow Road Runner - NIFTY’S + WARNER BROS. ANIMATION SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY NFTS - Nifty’s NFTsNifty's Inc.

25 Jul 21 1 min read
NFTs

Top Dog Beach Club

I bought 100 of these. I love the team, great story. Top Dog #6441 - Top Dog Beach Club | OpenSeaWelcome to the Top Dog Beach Club! A unique NFT experience, pushing the boundaries of community and club membership. These dogs have had enough of the COVID-19 lockdowns. So they fucked

25 Jul 21 1 min read
NFTs

Galactic Secret Agency

I bought 40 of these. I love the art. Agent #6932 - Galactic Secret Agency | OpenSeaGalactic Secret Agency is a collection of 10.000 unique Alien Agents. They’re lurking, watching and influencing humanity for centuries. Each Alien is unique, generated from over 170 hand drawn assets. Holding one of

25 Jul 21 1 min read
NFTs

Art Blocks - glitch crystal monsters #32

glitch crystal monsters #32 - Art Blocks Curated | OpenSeaA synthesis of over 777 days of generative artmaking, motion as survival, and coding as transformative ritual. Sky gardens of trustless techno-leviathans crystallize, entangle, and play between dimensions online and AFK, generatinOpenSeaOpenSea

25 Jul 21 1 min read
Web3

Currency is an important moment in NFT

The Hirst Currency drop is an important moment for NFT. I'm grateful to have one. Read all about the drop here: https://bit.ly/2W8kZY7 Hirst brings us face to face with art and money. In Hirst's view, art is the most valuable currency in the world. What if he's

25 Jul 21 3 min read
Music

2001

Attention Citizens: To prepare for the TARS launch listen to 2001 from Phish https://bit.ly/36WzZuf

25 Jul 21 1 min read
Web3

Martian Monster

Attention Citizens: In honor of the historic TARS launch, here's Phish's Martian Monster. Your trip is short. https://bit.ly/3BwPCXD

24 Jul 21 1 min read
Web3

Community and Value

On NFT Twitter the chatter is always how valuable community is to an avatar project, disproportionatly so. At face value this isn't true. Value comes from the founders. The founders created something so great, it caused the customers to change their pfp. Then, the founders added more value. The work

22 Jul 21 1 min read
Field Notes

Please don't send me my free t-shirt

I wrote this on the Top Dog Beach Club discord today. Please don't make my t-shirt. Here in the CO mountains where we live the chaos is here. The western United States is on fire with the driest months still ahead. We’re running out of water. https://www.spinbackwards.

17 Jul 21 2 min read
Web3

Fuck The Metaverse

I know there's some out there who love the Metaverse and the planet too. But Mother Earth needs you more. So please, keep reading. Fuck the Metaverse isn't exactly what I mean. What I'm sayin is, the Metaverse can wait.  All hands on deck for the world we're in. I

13 Jul 21 5 min read
Web3

Top Shot Was Over Months Ago

NBA Top Shot ("Top Shot") was my NFT appetiser. I got in about 20 months ago, when I heard Mark Cuban talk about it. Top Shot is about Moments and Packs of Moments. A Moment is a digital highlight - a player making a shot, a steal, maybe a dunk.

11 Jul 21 3 min read
Music

Music to mint by

Chalk Dust Torture Phish Dick's 9-4-2016 Turn it phucking up https://bit.ly/3hyoZt6 But who can unlearn all the facts that I've learned As I sat in their chairs and my synapses burned And the torture of chalk dust collects on my tongue Thoughts follow my vision and dance

10 Jul 21 1 min read
Music

Morning Dew

I'm a Deadhead. The real kind. Never thought I'd have to say that, because before these NFT clowns came along, most knew there was only kind of Deadhead - Grateful Dead fans. But here we are. Seems some think it's okay to use our name. They're not deadheads. They're fuckheads.

08 Jul 21 1 min read
Music

The Metaverse Can Wait

The Western United States is on fire and the hottest months still ahead. Here in the mountains of CO it hasn't rained in 2 years. Snowpack is down 40% over the past 60 years. We're one lightening strike from our homes burning to the ground. The water level at Lake

06 Jul 21 2 min read
Field Notes

To the crazy ones.

This was on heyheyrenee. It belongs here too. Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can

02 Jul 21 1 min read
Music

Standing On The Moon

Been listening to Spring 1990. I think the Grateful Dead were at the peak of their powers. Not to stay the other years weren't great too. But Spring 1990 just does it for me in so many ways Give this one a listen - Standing On The Moon https://bit.

01 Jul 21 1 min read
Music

Bob Dylan covered by the Grateful Dead

The Grateful Dead covered a few of Bob Dylan's songs. Here's two I love: Queen Jane Approximately - https://bit.ly/3qARkSO Knockin' On Heaven's Door - https://bit.ly/35XLjG7 Give 'em a listen. peace and love,

28 Jun 21 1 min read
Field Notes

This is a great business - do what they do

A tie-dye I ordered from SheMakesShirts came today. The shirt came in a tie-dye package. Inside was my shirt, a handwritten thank you note, stickers, candy, and care instructions. I love the shirt. My fist V-neck tie-dye. Great for when it’s really hot, which is more and more these

27 Jun 21 2 min read
Music

When I Paint My Masterpiece

the $$ amount of influence tied to Twitter personas who won’t say their names is mind blowing. These faceless and nameless souls squawk to their followers about what to buy, but then won’t put their names on the line? And people listen to them??

27 Jun 21 1 min read
NFTs

Hot Dog

86 - Bored Ape Kennel Club | OpenSeaIt gets lonely in the swamp sometimes. That’s why every ape should have a four-legged companion. To curl up at your feet. To bring you a beer. To fire a missile launcher at that bastard Jimmy the Monkey. That’s why we’ve

26 Jun 21 1 min read
NFTs

Dog hooping

1562 - Bored Ape Kennel Club | OpenSeaIt gets lonely in the swamp sometimes. That’s why every ape should have a four-legged companion. To curl up at your feet. To bring you a beer. To fire a missile launcher at that bastard Jimmy the Monkey. That’s why we’ve

26 Jun 21 1 min read
NFTs

Goofy Dog

8279 - Bored Ape Kennel Club | OpenSeaIt gets lonely in the swamp sometimes. That’s why every ape should have a four-legged companion. To curl up at your feet. To bring you a beer. To fire a missile launcher at that bastard Jimmy the Monkey. That’s why we’ve

26 Jun 21 1 min read
NFTs

Rose Dog

5561 - Bored Ape Kennel Club | OpenSeaIt gets lonely in the swamp sometimes. That’s why every ape should have a four-legged companion. To curl up at your feet. To bring you a beer. To fire a missile launcher at that bastard Jimmy the Monkey. That’s why we’ve

26 Jun 21 1 min read
NFTs

Service Dog

995 - Bored Ape Kennel Club | OpenSeaIt gets lonely in the swamp sometimes. That’s why every ape should have a four-legged companion. To curl up at your feet. To bring you a beer. To fire a missile launcher at that bastard Jimmy the Monkey. That’s why we’ve

26 Jun 21 1 min read
Field Notes

sending vibes for the HIPEVAN (hippie van)

Our 2003 VW van Weekender, license plate HIPEVAN (hippie van) -- needs a new engine and transmission. Doesn't have to be new, rebuilt would be fine. I'm putting the vibe out there for help. Gotta find someone who can do this. Not just do it, do it great. The best. Because it's the HIPEVAN.

26 Jun 21 3 min read
Field Notes

All That Matters is Mother Earth

I'm angry and sad. Because of what's happening to Mother Earth. I've seen it, lived it. Living it. I can hear the birds crying. We did this. We're doing it. We're destroying the Sacred. In the name of progress and growth. Or as Don Henley sings in the Last Resort,

22 Jun 21 2 min read
NFTs

Dear NANA

Visual Artist, "Su.Plex" joins forces with Hip-Hop Recording Artist & Curator ''ARTZ'' to celebrate Juneteenth, black excellence and the freedom fighters throughout our history.

20 Jun 21 1 min read
NFTs

Royal Wisdom

"The Purple Suit" that pays tribute to the folktale of an African Princess Warrior named 'Nana Yaa Asantewaa' who fought for freedom and against oppression & tyranny in the "Battle Of The Golden Stool" along with her son Q in the purple suit.

20 Jun 21 1 min read
NFTs

"Freedom"

Visual Artist '93 Nido' & Hip-Hop Artist and Curator 'ARTZ' come together to collaborate & celebrate Juneteenth the freedom fighters in history and Black excellence.

20 Jun 21 1 min read
Field Notes

Begin the Dream Again

Early March I hurt my back skiing Spider bumps at "The Beav" Beaver Creek. I've skied Spider...a few thousand times. Some days Spider is all I skied. I know every turn. That day I was feelin' it. So I pushed it. Pushed too hard, missed a turn and hit a bump the wrong way, hurt my back.

18 Jun 21 2 min read
NFTs

Caveman

4703 - Bored Ape Yacht Club | OpenSeaThe Bored Ape Yacht Club is a collection of 10,000 unique Bored Ape NFTs— unique digital collectibles living on the Ethereum blockchain. Your Bored Ape doubles as your Yacht Club membership card, and grants access to members-only benefits, the first of which is

16 Jun 21 1 min read
Web3

NFTs and Persian rugs

I hope they're still making rugs in Iran. I've made some mistakes with NFTs. I expected to. I'll be writing more about my NFT experience so far.

14 Jun 21 1 min read
NFTs

Floppy Drive

Glitched Floppy Disk - by taylor.wtf - taylor.wtf external drive | OpenSeaThe second edition is here! Only 100 available! This floppy disk grants the holder access to the taylor.wtf external hard drive available at discord.taylor.wtf The hard drive contains digital assets for you to use in

13 Jun 21 1 min read
Music

Tommy Bolin playlist

I told Twitter to remind myself to listen to Tommy Bolin today I stood next to Tommy a few times in Denver back in the day. I made it out of drugs and booze. Tommy didn't. I miss him. From Dreamer - "You think chains hold you here now baby,

11 Jun 21 1 min read
NFTs

Pink is the new pink

4068 - Bored Ape Yacht Club | OpenSeaThe Bored Ape Yacht Club is a collection of 10,000 unique Bored Ape NFTs— unique digital collectibles living on the Ethereum blockchain. Your Bored Ape doubles as your Yacht Club membership card, and grants access to members-only benefits, the first of which is

09 Jun 21 1 min read
NFTs

No more war!

9858 - Bored Ape Yacht Club | OpenSeaThe Bored Ape Yacht Club is a collection of 10,000 unique Bored Ape NFTs— unique digital collectibles living on the Ethereum blockchain. Your Bored Ape doubles as your Yacht Club membership card, and grants access to members-only benefits, the first of which is

09 Jun 21 1 min read
Whole Food Plant Based

Broccoli for Autism?

Currently there are no medications that help autism. However, there is a group of plant foods that help: cruciferous vegetables, which include cabbage, kale, broccoli, cauliflower, Brussel’s sprouts, bok choy, arugula, collard greens, mustard greens, radish, turnip greens, and watercress.

07 Jun 21 2 min read
NFTs

Ski Bum

8425 - Bored Ape Yacht Club | OpenSeaThe Bored Ape Yacht Club is a collection of 10,000 unique Bored Ape NFTs— unique digital collectibles living on the Ethereum blockchain. Your Bored Ape doubles as your Yacht Club membership card, and grants access to members-only benefits, the first of which is

06 Jun 21 1 min read
NFTs

Pink Lady

8683 - Bored Ape Yacht Club | OpenSeaThe Bored Ape Yacht Club is a collection of 10,000 unique Bored Ape NFTs— unique digital collectibles living on the Ethereum blockchain. Your Bored Ape doubles as your Yacht Club membership card, and grants access to members-only benefits, the first of which is

06 Jun 21 1 min read
Music

Candi Staton

If you haven't already, buy these four records from Candi Staton Here's Heart on a String from her record I'm Just a Prisoner If the YouTube link is broken listen to here: https://www.heyheyrenee.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/13-Heart-On-a-String.m4a Candi by Candi StatonAlbum · 1974 · 11 SongsApple MusicI’

06 Jun 21 2 min read
Field Notes

A Speech of Hope

This is the most popular post on my first blog - heyheyrenee.com from 2017. It's viewed by people all over the world, every day. It gives me hope.

06 Jun 21 4 min read
Whole Food Plant Based

Ketogenic (Keto) Diet, Good or Bad?

There are many other diets out there—such as the Paleo diet, Adkins diet, Mediterranean diet, and keto diet. All these diets result in short term weight loss. However, if you’re overweight want to lose weight, what’s best is a diet that ensures weight loss over the long term and improves health.

06 Jun 21 3 min read
NFTs

Privacy Extremists

Privacy Extremists - Known Origin | OpenSeaWe Are Privacy Extremists! Limited edition silk-screen print, designed and hand printed for Paralelní Polis, 2018.OpenSeaOpenSea

27 May 21 1 min read
Web3

Why I bought apes

I'm an OG from a different time (started in tech around ’87) and space. I don't care about the vanity side of this. But I dig the fun. I got in all because in about an hour on Sunday (or was it Saturday?) morning I said to myself "this is

25 May 21 1 min read
Web3

Today’s crypto is ’97 dotcom

Circa ’97 taxi drivers were handing out stock tips. VC’s were throwing money at worthless companies with apps nobody really needed. These apps didn’t solve a burning problem, they weren’t even a pretty good. Most didn’t have working code.

25 May 21 2 min read
Web3

Letter to cypherpunks

I wrote a version of this what seems like eons ago, because that’s how fast things move in crypto. I’ve met some good people in this space. But I’ve seen a side of this that’s unsavory - influencers who’re really just paid carnival barkers. Downright deceitful stuff. More on this coming.

25 May 21 3 min read
Web3

Check Your Financial Privilege

Check Your Financial PrivilegeWhile those comfortable in the dollar bubble deride Bitcoin, the stories of three emerging market users demonstrate why it is so important.Bitcoin Magazine: Bitcoin News, Articles, Charts, and GuidesAlex Gladstein

25 May 21 1 min read
Music

Yacht Rock!

This is an older post from heyheyrenee. It needs to live here too. #### A while back I was listening to The World Cafe on the way down to Denver. It was then that I learned about Yacht Rock. Here's the link to the episode, which you should listen to before

25 May 21 3 min read
Music

Live Music Again

Scored tickets to both nights of Bob Weir & Wolf Bros at Ford Amphitheater in Vail, June 11 & 12. Oh man. So happy to be going to see live music again.

25 May 21 2 min read
Field Notes

Why Trump gets reelected

I wrote this in August of 2020, on my heyheyrenee.com blog Trump didn’t win. But it took a pandemic to beat him. To do this day, his supporters don’t believe he lost. Boebert won. I was exactly right about her and then some. Now she’s a

24 May 21 4 min read
Field Notes

Very few are talking about what’s ailing us

The beginning of the end was early on in dotcom, when newspapers sucked up to the search and ad engines. Newspapers should have put up paywalls. But instead they listened to the mob, who told them, “paying for stuff is out. Now you give away what you have and sell

24 May 21 2 min read
NFTs

Bitcoin Baphomet

Bitcoin Baphomet - Known Origin | OpenSeaBitcoin Baphomet, Inspired by T. C. Mays The Crypto Anarchists Manifesto and Eliphas Levis Baphomet drawing… But instead of goats head it’s masked privacy extremist holding Bitcoin in one hand and picking decentralised blockchainOpenSeaOpenSea

18 May 21 1 min read

About Daniel Berrigan

Daniel Joseph Berrigan SJ (May 9, 1921 – April 30, 2016) was an American Jesuit priest, anti-war activist, Christian pacifist, playwright, poet, and author.Berrigan's active protest against the Vietnam War earned him both scorn and admiration, especially regarding his association with the Catonsville Nine.[1][2] It also landed him

18 May 21 1 min read
Field Notes

Go ape

Perfect. I’ve aped. And I love Yacht Rock. 8554 - Bored Ape Yacht Club | OpenSeaThe Bored Ape Yacht Club is a collection of 10,000 unique Bored Ape NFTs— unique digital collectibles living on the Ethereum blockchain. Your Bored Ape doubles as your Yacht Club membership card, and grants

06 May 21 1 min read
Music

The Music Never Stopped

When I saw this today I couldn’t read the whole story, because it’s the WSJ. So I signed up for the WSJ, copied the article and posted it. Because Deadheads need to see this. Because that’s what Deadheads do.

05 May 21 6 min read
Whole Food Plant Based

Atrial Fibrillation Can be Serious

Health column by Dr. Greg Feinsinger. Champion of Whole Food Plant Based Living and righteous person. Atrial fibrillation is caused by an abnormality in the heart’s electrical conduction system. It’s common-- around 9 percent of people 65 and over have it. To understand A fib, as it’s

25 Mar 21 3 min read
Whole Food Plant Based

Sleep Apnea Can Cause Serious Health Problems

Health column by Dr. Greg Feinsinger. Champion of Whole Food Plant Based Living and righteous person. Apnea means absence of breathing, and sleep apnea refers to when this happens during sleep. There are two types of sleep apnea:  obstructive and central. OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA (OSA) is common in people who

01 Feb 21 3 min read
Music

In Amazing Grace, the Force is with Aretha

I watched Amazing Grace. For 2 nights in 1972 @ the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles, the magic was happening. Because Aretha was there. Wiki: American singer-songwriter Aretha Franklin records her gospel album Amazing Grace live at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles in 1972.

26 Nov 20 1 min read
Whole Food Plant Based

Ketogenic (“Keto”) Diet: Good or Bad?

Health column by Dr. Greg Feinsinger. Champion of Whole Food Plant Based Living and righteous person. The NIH (National Institutes of Health) recommends that doctors talk to their patients about plant-based nutrition. There are many other diets out there—such as the Paleo diet, Adkins diet, Mediterranean diet, and keto

25 Nov 20 3 min read

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