Personal Growth / Spirituality

6 Months in Mexico

As I write this, I feel peaceful and settled in my spirit. Nothing too wild and grand to share, although my life seems to have no lack of those things. More than anything, I just wanted to share a brief update and a bit of inspiration. I’ve been living in Mexico with Nancy and Violet … Continue reading »

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Parasites: friend, foe or pick-up line

Nothing is sexier than lying naked on your bed face down while your lover parts your cheeks and pulls small, live worms out of your anus. Tropical romance – what fun! Pin worms are actually all about sex. You ingest the eggs from one of the many sources of contamination. As soon as they get … Continue reading »

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Idyllic Sweden

I am happy to take some time and share some of the beautiful experiences that have been happening in my life recently, and not so recently, as it’s been a long time since my last update. I’m currently residing in Southern Sweden in a very small town called Vejbystrand, not too far from Copenhagen, Denmark. … Continue reading »

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In Loving Memory of Dodge Drake Smith: 1950 – 2012

My father, Dodge Drake Smith, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 at the age of 61. A memorial service will be held in Birmingham, AL on March 10, 2012 from 2 – 4 PM at the Courtyard Marriott in Homewood, AL at 500 Shades Creek Parkway. In lieu of flowers, please make a … Continue reading »

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A True Rebellion – Approaching the Environmental Crisis from a Place of Love

(This article is dedicated to my friends and colleagues working tirelessly to make this world a better place. May you respond to the crises of our world from a place of deep love.) Environmentalism, sustainability, being green – they don’t matter. Not only that, but they are actually a part of the environmental crisis that … Continue reading »

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