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Dharmabummer liked Rodney Roe's blog post Pre-Columbian Pots and Spanish Redskins
Mar 17
Dharmabummer liked nanatehay's blog post Clearly Unfocused
Mar 9
Dharmabummer liked greenheron's blog post Dear Diary. Grrls Only! No Boys Aloud!
Mar 9
Dharmabummer commented on tr ig's blog post Let Death Be Your Adviser [meta happy new year]
"oh, come on, Greenheron. Who were the famous bloggers with multiple avatars?! SBA: fingerlakes wanderer is often published elsewhere-- sometimes at Salon--under the name Lorraine Berry. She turned one of her stories into a piece on 'Snap…"
Dec 30, 2016
Dharmabummer commented on tr ig's blog post Let Death Be Your Adviser [meta happy new year]
"I heard there was birthday cake over here. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, TRIGGER!!!! And don't get me started on our old OS buddies. Okay, i'm starting and finishing with my soul sister Persephone. I miss her writing the most. And Tom Cordle, Sheldon…"
Dec 30, 2016
Dharmabummer commented on Rosigami's blog post Monkey says, Rosi, You Go ahead and Start (Open Call: Your Own Special Holiday Cooking and Baking)
"Rosi, those look almost ALMOST too beautiful to eat! I don't bake much but I hope to share a few holiday recipes, soon."
Dec 5, 2016
Dharmabummer commented on Foolish Monkey's blog post yin yang and yumyums for Christmas
"Nice chocolaty couch! And I feel your pain. A sofa that I ordered over a month ago is supposed to be delivered tomorrow between 3pm and 7pm. Just in time to be two weeks late for Thanksgiving! Our festivities were officially byoc. We had plenty of…"
Dec 5, 2016
Dharmabummer commented on tr ig's blog post My Spirit Animal
"Nice deck, slowhand. Looking forward to the Pergola. As soon as the rain stops I will take some pics of my place and do an open house post. Regarding the dog: Not to sound corny but it has been my experience that if the dog is meant to be yours, she…"
Dec 5, 2016
Dharmabummer commented on tr ig's blog post My Spirit Animal
"Well, that explains it. You'd *have* to be high to give up a dog like that. Trigger! Don't give up your spirit animal! Btw: you look like (a younger) Eric Clapton in that pic."
Dec 5, 2016
Dharmabummer commented on marilyn sands's blog post The Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine, Pacific Palisades - A LOVE STORY!
"Hi, Marilyn. I'm so sorry I missed this. What a beautiful place! I'm so glad it gave you and your son solace. I've never been to the shrine but I have read a lot of Paramahansa Yogananda and he is a great source of inspiration.…"
Dec 4, 2016
Dharmabummer commented on Rosigami's blog post Heading to the Edge of the World
"I'm not surprised this post is still hot-- people think a lot of you, Rosi.  And a lot of us have mommy issues. I have have long said that if it weren't for mothers and Facebook, I would have no clients.  But I wanted to tell you…"
Dec 4, 2016
Dharmabummer commented on Phyllis's blog post New Computer and, Maybe, Counselor
"Hi, Phyllis. I haven’t had much time to write over the past month but I have read a few of your recent posts and it sounds like you’re doing better—more hopeful, feeling more self-efficacy, accomplishing things. It’s been…"
Dec 4, 2016
Dharmabummer commented on Rosigami's blog post Heading to the Edge of the World
"My heart hurts for you, Rosi. I am so very sorry for what you're going through. And I know it took a lot of courage to write this and I'm so glad you did. This is why we're all here-- to connect to each other.  I don't know…"
Nov 30, 2016
Dharmabummer commented on Julie Johnson's blog post The pivot point of the 'memoirs'...
"That photograph is haunting! "
Nov 19, 2016
Dharmabummer commented on Zanelle's blog post Doing Ok
"Vamp it up, Z! Your hair looks soft and lovely. Also, the story of Pence getting booed at Hamilton was the first thing I read this morning. Do you think that was his first Broadway show? I really intensely dislike that conversion therapy promoting…"
Nov 19, 2016
Dharmabummer commented on Dharmabummer's blog post Nightmares and blessings and coming to grips
"Thanks, Zanelle. That's a beautiful poem, isn't it? And yes, I am very lucky. Although everything feels very tenuous at the moment. For all of us. Rosi, you would make a great therapist-- and I imagine you're a terrific mama. Just…"
Nov 11, 2016

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Nightmares and blessings and coming to grips

Posted on November 10, 2016 at 3:34pm 14 Comments

We moved into our dream home and then our worst nightmare came true, both on the same day.

On Tuesday we moved from our tiny home in the burbs to our hill country ranch in the pouring rain. Our house isn’t ready; there’s no hot water, the cabinets were hung wrong, the gutters aren’t functioning and we are surrounded by a field of mud.

Our builder left a bottle of Moet & Chandon on the kitchen counter with a set of keys around its neck. We rolled our eyes. This house…


My Father's Daughter

Posted on October 30, 2016 at 8:05am 32 Comments


Last week I was heating up some soup in the break room at work as two of my colleagues discussed the impending retirement of one of their fathers. Laurie’s father is a much-loved therapist who has slowly referred out over two dozen clients over the last six months. Kathy was lamenting the fact that her father ‘worked so much, we wish he would retire so we could see…


I owe you all an apology

Posted on October 16, 2016 at 9:49am 30 Comments

It wasn't until I saw Annemarie's nice introduction post that I realized that I committed a major faux pas: I barged in here and started writing and commenting without so much as a hello. I feel like a boob. So, if anyone's interested, here are a few little nuggets about me. I'll try to keep it pithy.

Dharmabummer is a reference to…


Of Muses and Madeleines

Posted on October 13, 2016 at 6:55am 24 Comments

Ah, the Madeleine. The smell of my father’s pipe tobacco, hearing Eric Johnson’s 40 -mile town, a mouthful of Divinity Salad: these are time traveling devices for me. I’m sure you have your own. This morning I had a Proustian moment as I drove to work while listening to my Spanish learning cd. I took Spanish in college but…


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At 4:21am on October 11, 2016, Ron Powell said…

Sorry for the delay in responding. I don't check my inbox here as often as I should. 

Please tell me why you chose me to be a friend' here on OurSalon? 

Just being curious. ...

At 12:32pm on October 7, 2016, JMac1949 Today said…

DB, just accepted your friend request, hope to read more of your posts.




Art By Committee

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poor sad "violent" nazi guy

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A Couple Questions

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