Bald for spiritual reasons.......

Bald for spiritual reasons.......

....She was giving me a real mean, you are the absolute filth of the earth look. I couldn't figure it out till she passed and saw a "tree huggy esq logo" on her t shirt ( think Subaru type hippy design). Then it hit me....My head is shaved!!!  she thought I was one of those alt right clowns! To which I said to myself "This is the reason the world is the way it is,  holy sheep shit! I am screaming into a void!'.

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Flat butt

Is a spiritual teacher a superhero? No.

Well hello all, it has been a bit since I have the chance to write something....why?
Well if you saw  the position I am writing in currently you would laugh as I cant sit, so I am kneeling ( ala proposal) on one knee typing. 

Why am I asking for the hand of my computer in marriage?

Well, because I fell off a rock about a month ago moving out of the way for a disabled person climbing along the rocks of a gorge I was in..I landed hard and busted up my back. You see my old Martial Arts training kicked in and I landed the way I should....except that fact that my body is not the body of my 22 year old super fast spinning crescent kick throwing self.....

How did my lovely wife of 24 years explain it....??

She said..." Well you have an old Irish butt ( no ass), so there is no longer a muscle to absorb the shock like you did when you were in your 20's, so the hard the landing went right into your back".... So I have been rehabbing my flat Irish pancake ass daily and slowly getting back to normal....the funny thing? The accident happened right near a creepy section of the gorge called "Devils Den"....yup, can't make this shit up.  

Anyway hopefully I will be back to my sarcastic ways asap.....the lesson for all? Dont discount the fact that a spiritual teacher is human, NEVER place a spiritual teacher above you...I am human just like you, I just have some unique abilities.

Any spiritual teacher that states it differently, well, then they are an asshole.

Also, if you look at say "Well if he was so spiritual, then that shouldn't have happened"....How about this? It happened because I was spiritual, because I was in fact doing something good at the time , something tried to stop me from doing something good ie: creating some good energy.- Not that the fucking world needs good energy right now, right?

But this isnt the 1st time at this rodeo...as I have been dealing /fighting evil for a long , long time.

 

-and I am still here.

 

The Rabid ( Flat assed)  Monk

S&S Deli

Hi All,

Long time no blog.

I have been sick with a buck nasty flu that has moved into my body and refuses to move out.  

I am about 85% better and thank goodness that it is not now in my throat/chest right now...( which it is) because here the Massachusetts we are being invaded by gypsy moths.

If you don't know these creepy crawlies...that are the assholes of the insect world. This year is very bad around my area and my home is covered with trees that seem to be very tasty for them. The sound of them munching on leaves is absolutely nightmarish. ...yeeeeesh.

Guess what?

What goes in must come out! yup all over the place is little gypsy moth poo....everywhere! in the state parks, along walks...horrible. The hairs of these little bastards are also troublesome and cause rashes.. I walked up my driveway to get the mail the other day and just broke out all over....( that on top of my chest flu, made me wheeze and cough one day for 3 hours straight)....

Anyway, just before I was flattened by this flu my wife and I had a chance to go to my favorite place in Cambridge..The S&S Deli.

How about that for a transition?

I have been going to this place since I have been 15 years old.

Now if you dont know how old I am, I will say that when I was 15, Blondie had just released Parallel Lines ALBUM ....( you do the math). The S&S was the place to go to after a day of Harvard Sq record shopping, punk rock girl watching and occasional punk rock slam dance fest in the Harvard Sq. church on Sundays. I remember having 15 dollars in my pocket one day as kid and thinking "wow, this place is expensive"....so funny ( I think I bought a bum of friend I knew as a kid lunch with my money, what dope I was) when you are a kid who is isolated from the world.

Now the Zen of the S&S?

Well as I sat with my wife of 24 years, I reflected back on all booths I sat in, all the relationships that have passed, all the friends long since gone. Yet, here was the good ol' S&S still here, still giving me my Nova Lox with Onions Omelette..year after year, always consistent, always great. This time was quite "special" for me as when I entered however, I saw a reflection in the window as I opened the door...

The image of an old man.

The old man?

Me.  

Long gone was the punk rock kid with spiky dyed blonde hair & skateboard, long gone was the long haired 20 something 80's metalhead with combat boots, ripped jeans and dress coats, long gone was the 30 something, introspective new age listening metaphysical seeker in comfy shoes and khakis.

Upon entering, I caught a glimpse of a older, shaved head man, with a bald spot forming...(still sexy mind you, just balding). This is the 1st time that I was actually in the S&S in my life, as I was hit with all the memories I had experienced in the diner, but not fully present in any of them visit during the past 37 years of going there.

I thought back on the whirlwind of my life, all the global travel, all the cosmic journeys ( good and bad) and saw my life very differently.

I was the now the Martial Arts Master that I sought out as a child.

I was the now metaphysical teacher that had the secrets of the universe that I desired to find when I was 30.

I was now friends with movie stars and famous musicians

I looked up at the window facing Cambridge street and saw my reflection as well as the reflection of my wife, my love and best friend....25 of those years she had been going there with me as well....she had gotten older ( though she still looks the same, I look like I was hit with an old stick) with me and time had ticked by.

I was a bit emotional as we have had some tough times the last couple of years ( my wife was treated for breast cancer last year and we had major changes by closing our Back Bay business of 20 years as a result of her being ill).....but this isnt a boo hoo blog post. I saw how solid she was, how she was my rock, my world....I guess I like Buddha , just woke up that day....he did it under a tree, I did it in booth drinking coffee.

So, what did I order?

Yup My Nova Omelette and was it good?

Of course it was, I was in the S&S Deli in Cambridge....life was good that day...one more memory formed.

 

The Rabid Monk

ps

I was NOT paid in anyway by the S&S Deli to write this blog post.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My Wife, Tits McGee, Colin Quinn, Drea DeMatteo and NYC Summah of 2016

My Wife, Tits McGee, Colin Quinn, Drea DeMatteo and NYC Summah of 2016

.....One of them happened to stand out, I wont use her real name, so I will call her "Tits MgGee".

During my wife's surgeries, she would send me messages and kind words out of the blue. She was so sweet and caring and to be honest I was in shock that a total stranger was showing this amount of care to us, when the rest of the world we knew just walked away.

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