Pet the Lizard

Down deep, do you feel at ease? The Practice: Pet the lizard. Why?I've always liked lizards.Growing up in the outskirts of Los Angeles, I played in the foothills near our home. Sometimes I'd catch a lizard and stroke its belly, so it would relax in my hands, seeming to feel at ease.In my early 20's, I found a lizard one chilly morning in the mountains. It was torpid and still in the cold and let me pick it up. Concerned that it might be freezing to death, I placed it on the … [Read more...]

What If You Knew You Had Only 10l,000 Days Left To Live?

SAN FRANCISCO. Peter Baumann is one of the great adventurers of our time. Early in his career, he was an innovator in electronic music, associated first with Tangerine Dream with whom he toured the globe. Then, after another decade as CEO of a record company, he was drawn to a differnt adventure. Sometime during the dawn of this new millennium, it sems, he'd realized he'd had about 10,000 days left to live. At least, according to actuarial tables.So he embarked on an adventure "not on any … [Read more...]


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