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~~~~~~~~ In Memoriam: Peggy Lee (1920 - 2002) ~~~~
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~~~ GOOD MOUNTAIN PRESS DIGEST #22 Published March 1, 2002 ~~~
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Quote for the WIndy Month of March:

"What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books.".

— Thomas Carlyle [British Author]

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Archived Digests
Table of Contents

1. March's Violet-n-Joey Cartoon
2. Honored Readers for March
3. On a Personal Note
4. Cajun Story
6. Poem from Flowers of Shanidar:"Circles of Life"
7. Reviews and Articles Added for March:

9. Closing Notes - our mailing list, locating books, unsubscribing to Digest
10. Gratitude

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#1 Jul  #2, Aug  #3, Sept  #4, Oct  #5, Nov  #6, Dec  #7
2001: Jan  #8,  Feb  #9,  Mar #10, Apr #11, May #12, Jun #13, Jul #14, Aug #15, Sep #16, Oct #17, Nov #18, Dec #19
2002: Jan #20, Feb #21, Mar #22, Apr #23, May #24, Jun #25, Jul #26, Aug #27, Sep #28, Oct #29, Nov #30, Dec #31
2003: Jan #32, Feb #33, Mar #34, Apr #35, May #36, Jun #37, Jul #38, Aug #39, Sep #40, Oct #41, Nov #42, Dec #43
2004: Jan #44, Feb #45, Mar #46, Apr #47, May #48, Jun #49, Jul #50, Aug #51, Sep #52, Oct #53, Nov #54, Dec #55
2005: Jan#051,Feb#052,Mar#053,Apr#054,May#055,Jun#056,Jul#057,Aug#058,Sep#059,Oct#05a,Nov#05b,Dec#05c
2006: Jan#061,Feb#062,Mar#063,Apr#064,May#065,Jun#066,Jul#067,Aug#068,Sep#069,Oct#06a,Nov#06b,Dec#06c
2007: Jan#071,Feb#072,Mar#073,Apr#074,May#075,Jun#076,Jul#077,Aug#078,Sep#079,Oct#07a,Nov#07b,Dec#07c
2008: Jan#081,Feb#082,Mar#083,Apr#084,May#085,Jun#086,Jul#087,Aug#088,Sep#089,Oct#08a,Nov#08b,Dec#08c
2009: Jan#091,Feb#092,Mar#093,Apr#094,May#095,Jun#096,Jul#097,Aug#098,Sep#099,Oct#09a,Nov#09b,Dec#09c
2010: Jan#101,Feb#102,Mar#103,Apr#104,May#105,Jun#106,Jul#107,Aug#108,Sep#109,Oct#10a,Nov#10b,Dec#10c
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1. March Violet-n-Joey CARTOON:
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For newcomers to the Digest, we have created a webpage of all the Violet-n-Joey cartoons! Check it out at: Also note the rotating calendar and clock that follows just to the right of your mouse pointer as you scroll down the page. You'll also see the clock on the 404 Error page if you make a mistake typing a URL while on the website.

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This month Violet and Joey learn about A Joyfull Realization, Homecoming, and In Sight.

#1 "A Joyfull Realization" at

#2 "Homecoming" at

#3 "In Sight" at

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Each month we take time to thank two of our good readers of Good Mountain Press Digest, books and reviews. Here's our two worthy Honored Readers for this month. One of their names will be in the TO: address line of your email Digest notification. Our Honored Readers for March are:

Christine Kaine in Australia

Joyce Combs in Kansas City, Missouri

Thanks, Christine and Joyce!

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Out Our Way:

Whirlwind February! Groundhog Day, Super Bowl, King Arthur's Carnival Ball, Lincoln's Birthday, Mardi Gras, Valentine's Day, Ash Wednesday, Start of Lent, Washington's Birthday, Chinese New Year, Eid al-Adha, and Purim — All in one skinny 28-day month! To my Chinese Good Readers: "going xi fa cai" [English: "I wish you a Happy and Prosperous New Year" ] To those of you who survived Mardi Gras by living in a part of the country that doesn't celebrate it, you got off easy!

We got off easy, too, but we live in the Big Easy, where easy does it even when the Superdome is vibrating in red, white, and blue as it did inside and outside on Super Bowl night. Third time was the charm for New England Patriots — they came here twice before and lost ignominiously both times, but not on this red hot, white, and blue night. Congratulations to all those in my former hometown of Foxboro where the Patriots play for keeps. They played for keeps in New Orleans on February 3, 2002. Red beans and rice and the Vince Lombardy trophy, too! "It don't get no bettah dan dat!" as Boudreaux was heard so to say from cheap seats (only $400 each) in the nosebleed section of the Superdome as he left at the end of the game to head out for the John Deere Tractor convention in Lafayette. (see story below) Where did we watch the Super Bowl from? From the comfort of our Screening Room, that's where.

Del started off the month heading for a weekend retreat across the Lake and I drowned my sorrows of her leaving with a tall glass of apple juice, a bowl of hot popcorn, and my favorite movie, "Dr. Zhivago", on a DVD. Only two sided DVD I'd seen. A long movie. I've been appreciating the wonders of letter boxed movies that allow one to see both edges of the original film that the usual tv films clip off. Now they also modify the actual words the actors speak for tv screenings and sometimes the replaced words just don't make any sense. What hard-nosed detective would ever say, "Give me that freaking gun!" anyway? Who are they kidding? Watch the movie the director designed for you to watch - watch it in letter boxed form and pretend you have a high-definition tv that's just a bit smaller than the one you actually have - that's my advice. To see what you've been missing, watch TCM channel where all the movies are letter boxed.

The next day I went to Becnel's and bought us five Honeybell orange trees to provide juice oranges for us while they grow up to shade our view from the new homes that are being built over the fence from us. At last, somebody to cut the weeds that have been coming under fence from that vacant lot. I hope the Red Shouldered Hawk couple have found a new tree to hang out looking for lunch in. In the afternoon I drove over to Brian and Judy's house for some gumbo, oysters, shrimp, potato salad and good friendship. That night I watched Chitty-Chitty Bang Bang, a wonderful movie made from a story by Ian Fleming, who also wrote about some 007 guy during his writing career. I'd forgotten what a wonderful musical and choreographed treat it was! In letter boxing — obligatoire, mais ouis!

For the second time in less than six months Del's four children were in town for a funeral. This time it was their Uncle Pinkie's funeral. He died at fifty of a sudden heart attack. Someone said of him at his funeral that, "He lived a full life. If he had died at thirty, I could have said the same thing." A wonderful tribute.

On Thursdays Del and I go to Mass at Holy Family Church and stay over to fold and label the bulletins that are mailed out to all the parishioners each week. During bulletin folding we have a fun time getting caught up on everybody's news. One Thursday it was the pastor who had a story to tell. Father Finn said that Father Francis from Holy Rosary Church was audited by the IRS. The IRS auditor was almost an hour late — when she finally showed up, Fr. Francis asked her, "Did you have to go to mass this morning?" He got no answer — just a dumb look. Later in the audit she asked about a $400 item, "What was that for?" "Vestments" he answered. "Is that like robes?" she wanted to know. "No," he said, "I have robes, too, but they button down the front. These were vestments." So she wrote down $400 for investments. Then she asked about another item and he said it was for statues. She wrote down "statutes." Of course, she had help with all this from her supervisor.

My daughter Maureen has been wanting to learn to play Mah Jong and finally bought herself a Mah Jong set on eBay similar to the 1927 set that we own. Real Bakelite tiles and hand decorated Flower and Season tiles. She wanted to know why she didn't have any "swords" - I explained that was the Chinese symbol on the Red Dragon tiles and she did have tiles with the Red Dragon drawn out on them. We played a couple of rounds and Gabe and his cousin Sam from Baltimore took one of the four spots at the table. It was a hoot watching the two nine-year-olds fighting to see who would pick the tiles first, etc.

Our good friends Jim and Gail joined us to go to the Arthurians Ball. We enjoyed another voyage as the New Leviathan Oriental Foxtrot Orchestra carried us away on waves of music to another place and time where no songs written after 1933 are played and white tie and tails and dancing cheek to cheek are not desuetude but rather, de rigeur.

After the Ball on Friday night we worked at home and waited till Mardi Gras Day to get out and celebrate. We took the Canal Street ferry across the river and walked down St. Charles Avenue, meeting our friends Mike and Wendy. After a wonderful brunch at Midi in Le Meridien Hotel downtown, we walked into the Quarter down Royal and then Bourbon. We were greeted by Annette and Judy. Annette said her husband George was on a balcony on Royal Street, but Del was too tired for us to go that far. We walked over to Jackson Square, then back to Canal Street, aiming for the Monteleone Hotel's Aft Deck Bar for a pit stop and some coffee. Our usual right-hand side bay window seat was filled by somebody so Del walked to the left side. I walked over to see who it was who dared to take our seat, and it was our good friend, Ruth, all dressed up as the Queen of England. Three of her grandparents came from England, she said, and that explains why she looks like Queen Elizabeth II. Her husband Ted was dressed as a caveman - the queen and the caveman - pure Mardi Gras logic. Speaking of which we saw Queen Colleen and her Krewe of Colleen for the first time in many years. Their sign said "25 Years" so I suppose she has been parading every year. She fills up the grocery cart a little more than she did the first time we saw her some twenty years ago, but her krewe of followers has grown over the years. Throwing beads and kisses and waves to cheering onlookers, this distinguished professor from the University of New Orleans is world renown, but nowhere is she more honored than by us natives of New Orleans as we catch a glimpse of this now retired professor being pushed in her decorated grocery shopping cart through the crowd on Canal Street on Mardi Gras day. The tee shirts of her krewe said it all: Veni, Vedi, Fini. [English translation below the Latin said: "I came, I saw, I ain't gonna do this stuff no more." Okay — I cleaned up one of the words.] Is this for real? Of course it's true! Could I make this up, folks? Here's the picture I promised you:

The next night or so, Del and I watched "An Ideal Husband" on DVD. What a marvelous movie! It was like a symphony of social graces and delicate chords that blended together in harmony, and at times in discord, but all coming together so nicely at the end. This was a first class, par excellence, chick-flick. Set in 1890, a kinder, gentler time in so many ways. Pre-Oriental foxtrot days.

Then my friend Stephen from Vermont came to New Orleans to attempt to survive one more Shriner's Convention. Last I heard, he did. Stephen told me of Sister Catherine Emmerick, the poor nun in Westphalia who could neither read nor write, but who dictated over the course of 6.5 years this 4,000 page book of the 3.5 years of Christ's life, covering each day with details of what he ate, who he talked to, and where he went, as if it were his own journal she were writing for him. It was her work that led Roman Catholics to discover Mary's home on an isle in Greece, looking exactly as she said it did in her book. The Orthodox Greek Catholic priest they asked for help in locating the house said, "Sure, I'll take you to it. We've known about it for 2,000 years. Think we'd tell you?"

Del and I have been listening to Harry Potter books on tape narrated by Jim Dale who does a wonderful job. The first three books were wonderful listening, but this latest one, "The Goblet of Fire", is spectacular. I highly recommend it to all my good readers.

Near the end of this busy month I was invited by my grandson, Gabriel, to his Grandparents Day celebration at St. Edward the Confessor Catholic School where he attends Third Grade. The youngsters performed a loving musical tribute to their grandparents set to the tune of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game." I wish I had those lyrics to share with you. Krispy Kremes and King Cake flavored coffee for the Grandparents and a trip to Gabe's classroom rounded out the event. When I got to his classroom, I saw third graders gathered around a warm PC. My, how things have changed since my day when the height of our technology was a wall-mounted pencil sharpener and brand new ballpoint pens that didn't require ink bottles at each desk anymore. The holes in the wooden desks for the inkwells were still there back in 1948 when I was in Third Grade. What will schools look like when Gabe is a grandpa, I wonder.

Next week we take off and our house sitter tends our home while we travel to the Los Lagos Lake Resort in Hot Springs Village overlooking Lake DeSoto. It will be a week of fires in the hearth, hot tubs, and relaxation. Someone asked me if I will have email access and I replied, "That wouldn't be much of a vacation, if I did, would it?" Hope you all have a wonderful March and Easter time and I'll talk to you again, April 1st, no fooling.


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This month we feature Boudreaux and his first trip to the sauna. Cajuns may not be up to date on the latest wireless technology, but dat don' stop dem from catchin' on quick, Ah guarantee!

After the Super Bowl, Boudreaux went to the John Deere Tractor convention in Lafayette, Louisiana. After the convention was over, some Deere executives invited him to their camp on the Atchafalaya Spillway in nearby Henderson. After eating boiled crawfish and drinking Dixie Beer all afternoon, the conventioneers headed for the sauna, so Boudreaux decided he'd check out what a sauna was like. He was in the sauna with four other guys, sitting there in the nude, sweating up a storm, when suddenly he heard a beeping sound coming from this guy next to him.

Boudreaux turned to him and asked, "Mais, what's that beep?"

The guy said, "Oh, I've had a pager imbedded in a microchip in my left wrist and someone just beeped me."

"Oh," said Boudreaux. The guy looked at the number displayed in his wrist and left the sauna to return his page.

A few minutes later, Boudreaux heard a tinny melody coming from the guy on the other side of him. Boudreaux asked him, "What's that sound?"

The guy explained it was his imbedded cell phone ringing. "Oh," said Boudreaux.

The guy began talking to his wrist. When the guy finished talking, Boudreaux got up to leave, and the guy with the cell phone in his wrist said, "Boudreaux, is that toilet paper sticking out of your butt?"

"Mais, non," said Boudreaux indignantly, "I got a fax coming, me."

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Need a good quote to start off a speech? Looking for the exact wording of a quote by Voltaire or the origin of the phrase, "As above, so below"? Here's a set of humorous quotes I added recently to the quotes.htm page:

"Nobody in the game of football should be called a genius. A genius is somebody like Norman Einstein."
Joe Theisman [ NFL quarterback]

"No good deed goes unpunished."
Clare Booth Luce [American writer]

"Duct tape is like the Force. It has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the universe together."
Carl Zwanzig

"I'm proud to be paying taxes in the United States. The only thing is, I could be just as proud for half the money."
Arthur Godfrey (American entertainer)

"He can compress the most words into the smallest idea of any man I ever met."
Abraham Lincoln [16th President of the United States of America]

Check the new stuff out at Bobby's Treasury of Famous and Interesting Quotes:

Check the Frequently Asked Questions or FAQ Page of the Website. A Quick Index to the long list of questions has been added for your navigation convenience:

Many of you have been doing doyle tracing and may have wondered exactly how it is that just "counting time," as a young friend in Sweden calls it, can create such dramatic changes in your life. For the answer go this page: -- it contains an essay on doylic memory with diagrams to show in detail how I imagine that a speed trace works.

A friend asked me the following question, "Did you see the article in the newspapers about the fear of flying clinics? Particularly about their ineffectiveness and lack of attendance since 9/11 - have you ever considered that as a potential area of eliminating fears?" The answer has been posted on the website on the Frequently Asked Questions FAQ page at

Another question that comes up is, "How do you do speed traces with children?" I've added an expanded answer which has instructions for the "surreptitious speed trace with children" on the FAQ page as well at:

And finally, I hope everyone is enjoying the colorful book jackets that I started adding to my reviews since the Burning Bush review (which also has a little animation). Also I added a new photo of me to the top of each review. If you'll check the list of Digest archives at - and look closely after the loading is done, you'll notice a subtle animation in that photo as well. (*wink*)

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6. POETRY by BOBBY from Flowers of Shanidar:
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             Circles of Life;

The caterpillar is a moving warehouse
      Gobbling up leaves as it plows
      Across the tender tips leaving
      Barren twigs in its tenebrous wake.

Green chyme fills the worm-like tube
      Which undulates from leaf to leaf
      Until the star wave arrives
      From a butterfly-to-be.

The message is to begin to spin
      A chrysalis, a tomb, a womb
      For the butterfly seed within
      To sprout and grow and fend.

And in the fending feeding
      On the dark spearmint jello
      Of its pendulous home
      Until the food is gone.

Hungry, with claustrophobic wings,
      The flyer nibbles away
      The warehouse walls
      And blow-dries its feathery appendages.

Climbing columns of air
      It explores invisible waves
      On surfboards of delight,
      Drinking longnecks of honey.

The seed that became the butterfly
      Creates the seed that becomes
      The caterpillar that awakes in spring
      And begins its journey into everything.

This poem was written by Bobby Matherne on March 12, 1990. Its title refers to the observable fact that all life proceeds in circles from the grass that dies in winter and returns in spring, to caterpillars that die and return as butterflies who die and return as caterpillars. Would it not seem strange if human beings were the only life on Earth that didn't move in circles? This poem was inspired by the fact that caterpillars do not go to sleep and turn into butterflies, but rather the caterpillar stores up a warehouse of food in its body, dies, and leaves the seed of a butterfly which eats up the food and flies away. "Star wave" refers to the W* conjugate of the Quantum Wave Function which can be thought of (ala Fred Alan Wolf in "Star Wave" et al) as a wave from the future that forms the present out of the past.

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7. REVIEWS and ARTICLES for March:
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And for my Good Readers, here’s the new reviews and articles for this month. The ARJ2 ones are new additions to the top of A Reader’s Journal, Volume 2, Chronological List, and the ART ones to A Reader’s Treasury.

1.) ART: Wisdom of the Sands by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

A book long homily given by a Chieftain to his son and heir-to-be. What is the meaning of things infuses the homily as the son's eyes are opened to how the world really works for someone who is a Chieftain. A very spiritual book full of deep meanings to be pondered and meditated upon.

Read the Review at: wosart.htm

2.) ARJ2: Human and Cosmic Thought by Rudolf Steiner

"I think my thoughts" and "I am a thought which is thought by the Hierarchies of the cosmos."

Rudolf Steiner closes the fourth lecture suggesting that we meditate sometimes on these two ideas. As the review unfolds we find in the contents of the four lectures the tools necessary for us to be able to comprehend these two ideas.

To enable the Hierarchies of the cosmos to read the review through you, click below:

3.) ART: How To Win the Business Battle by Eric Webster

Here's a favorite book of mine from almost 40 years ago. Recently I decided to obtain a copy of a book that I read in the New Orleans Main Branch Public Library and had carried around in my head since then. Do you think that ideas for improving one's business are something that

everyone would receive with open arms (and open minds)?

Read Webster's book and discover the truth about the pitfalls that await the "irredentist ideasman". This is light reading about a heavy subject, one that Webster makes insightful and humorous, a rare combination.

Want to have an idea implemented and get credit for it? To disabuse yourself of that notion:

Read the Review at:

4.) ART: Pragmatics of Human Communication by Watzlawick, Bavelas, Jackson

Axiom: One Can Not Not Communicate. "Behavior has no opposite; one cannot not behave," the authors say, "if it is accepted that all behavior in an interactional situation has message value, i. e., is communication, it follows that no matter how one may try, one cannot not communicate." I remember my mom telling me I didn't behave, but I knew that I was behaving -- just not the way she wanted me to behave. Like most well-adjusted kids, I communicated to my mom via my behavior mostly.

"Want to learn to behave like a schizophrenic?"

No, well, to learn to avoid behaving like one, maybe?

Read the Review at: pohcart.htm

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I hear often from my Good Readers that they have bought books after reading my book reviews. Keep reading, folks! As I like to remind you, to obtain more information on what's in these books, buy and read the books — for less information, read the reviews.

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