Archives for: January 2006

Fixing the City

01/31/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
I was pleasantly surprised to see cafe and discussion buddy Frank Mills at an I-OPEN Midtown Wednesday and then again at the Tremont West Development Corp Annual Meeting. He has been studying and pondering our NEO predicament and sent me this announcem… more »

Where Are the Friends

01/29/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
I got a little haranged about not being involved enough with Meet The Bloggers this week, and I have been thinking about how little I see the old buds these days. I find myself reminiscing about hanging out at coffee shops, talking about topical issues… more »


01/27/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
Yesterday, I got it from several sides that it was difficult to find my email or to get in touch with me online. This from fellow Tremonters where a good shout out the window would probably do the trick. And to one of the early adoptors of Skype and P… more »


01/26/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
Last night after the I-OPEN Midtown Wednesday forum at Meyers University, we had a mini blogger meetup at Town Fryer. There, Daniella in her imitable Kerouacian French-Canadien way, blurted out what was on her mind. She said to me, "You're alot smarter… more »

Give Whatever You Can

01/24/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
Buddhist thought defines generosity as giving to relieve suffering with a good heart and without any regret. The various levels of giving are; fulfulling the material needs of others- lowest, providing protection from fear- middle, and giving of Dharma… more »

Best Brew Method

01/23/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
BFD points to this online article about coffee and brew methods. You can read all you want about it, but it always comes down to trying it yourself. This can be difficult if you and your friends don't have all the brewers. Fortunately, Phoenix Coffe… more »

Sweet Phrases

01/22/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
Maybe its because I've been concentrating on poetry all weekend, but I have been noticing some great phrases lately and I wanted to share them. None of them are from poems I heard or read. Actually they are from blogs, economic consultants, entreprene… more »

Who Believes?

01/20/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
I'm wiped out from all the activity this week and trying to get this %$#)* blog to look and act right. So today, I'm sitting back, relaxing, and watching all those wonderful videos on with my new found Tremonter eyes. Remember them? They w… more »

Burning Phoenix CD's

01/19/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: WiFi
PD's Henry Gomez wrote last Tuesday about how $tarbuck$ is selling music via CD burning kiosks with fees that RIAA would approve of. Being a regular at the Superior Cafe, he thinks Phoenix should have it too and calls on me specifically to get on it.… more »

Acceptance isn't Passive

01/18/06 | by steveg [mail] | Categories: Buddhism
A personal prospective from Scott Kovatch from the pain post reminds me a concept of idiot compassion, compassion that becomes harmful. A quote of Chogyam Trungpa Rimpoche (I don't remember which book. I've read so many that they blend together, but t… more »

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