Ego and More Y2K

Ego by Chris Damitio Soon this will be the column you wait for. Even before you check your horoscope or the “missed connections” section, you will flip here. Y, you ask? Perhaps why 2k? It’s a good question really. Why two thousand, why not measure with a different system,...

Why Ask Y2K?

WHY ASK Y2K? by Chris Damitio Has anyone else noticed that every time you pick up a paper, surf the net, watch the news, or open a magazine theres another story about Y2K? I bet you started reading this article because of the Y2K in the lead. It’s a...

Hot and Cold for Healing in Other Cultures

THE PERCEPTION AND USE OF HOT AND COLD FOR HEALING IN DIFFERENT CULTURES. In China, healers have used the concept of yin and yang to aid in diagnosis and healing for centuries. The Yin-Yang is symbol of harmonious balance between opposites. This balance of opposites is represented by the...

Poems

poems by Chris Damitio THE DEVIL’S GIFT LOU-SO GAVE UP EVERYTHING. WALKED AWAY THOUGHT THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN WAS OFFERED TO HIM. FOR ALL THAT IS GOOD, ALONE FROM EVIL HE COULD NOT ACCEPT- HE SAW THE BEAUTY OF LOVE- IF YOU WILL. LOVE BY ITSELF, BEAUTY ISOLATED, IS...

A Matter of Some Gravity

A Matter of Some Gravity There are forces in the universe which affect all of our lives. Through the centuries madmen and scientists have tried to recognize and label these forces. The difference between madman and scientist is whether the theories of the individuals are accepted or rejected. A...

On learning

Learning by Chris Damitio Is it just me or does it bother anyone else that we can’t learn just for the sake of learning? Rather, if we do we still have to pay for it, so the only benefit we get from it is being more informed, better able...

James and His Socks

James took his coat off and hung it on the peg,, where it always was, waiting for him to take it wherever he went. He walked into the kitchen, melancholy, and full of wonder as his mind thought back to the days of his youth. Working on Yachts and...

No Longer a Vegetarian

Not a Vegetarian by Chris Damitio Just a few days ago I decided to give up being a vegetarian. To start I went to the market and bought a whole roasted chicken, a loaf of white bread, and a big jar of mayonaise. I went back home and ate...