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~~~~~~~~ In Memoriam: Milton Berle at 93 ~~~~
~~~~~~~~ [ Uncle Milty was known as Mr. Television during the 1950s ] ~~~~~

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~~~ GOOD MOUNTAIN PRESS DIGEST #23 Published April 1, 2002 ~~~
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Quote for the Taxman Cometh Month of April:

If you chase after money and security, your heart will never unclench
— Lao-Tze , Chinese Philosopher

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Archived Digests
Table of Contents

1. April's Violet-n-Joey Cartoon
2. Honored Readers for April
3. On a Personal Note
4. Cajun Story
5. Website Additions
6. Poem from Flowers of Shanidar:"All at One"
7. Reviews and Articles Added for April:

8. "The Spizznet File" is Available for Sale
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
2011: Jan#111,Feb#112,Mar#113,Apr#114,May#115,Jun#116,Jul#117,Aug#118,Sep#119,Oct#11a,Nov#11b,Dec#11c
2012: Jan#121,Feb#122,Mar#123,Apr#124,May#125,Jun#126,Jul#127,Aug#128,Sep#129,Oct#12a,Nov#12b,Dec#12c
2013: Jan#131,Feb#132,Mar#133,Apr#134,May#135,Jun#136,Jul#137,Aug#138,Sep#139,Oct#13a,Nov#13b,Dec#13c
2014: Jan#141,Feb#142,Mar#143,Apr#144,May#145,Jun#146,Jul#147,Aug#148,Sep#149,Oct#14a,Nov#14b,Dec#14c
2015: Jan#151,Feb#152,Mar#153,Apr#154,May#155,Jun#156,Jul#157,Aug#158,Sep#159,Oct#15a,Nov#15b,Dec#15c
2016: Jan#161,Feb#162,Mar#163,Apr#164,May#165,Jun#166,Jul#167,Aug#168,Sep#169,Oct#16a,Nov#16b,Dec#16c
2017: Jan#171,Feb#172,Mar#173,Apr#174,May#175,Jun#176,Jul#177,Aug#178,Sep#179,Oct#17a,Nov#17b,Dec#17c
2018: Jan#181,Feb#182,Mar#183,Apr#184,May#185,Jun#186,Jul#187,Aug#188,Sep#189,Oct#18a,Nov#18b,Dec#18c
2019: Jan#191,Feb#192,Mar#193,Apr#194,May#195,Jun#196,Jul#197,Aug#198,Sep#199,Oct#19a

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1. April 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.

The Violet-n-Joey Cartoon page is been divided into two pages: one low-speed and one high-speed access. If you have Do NOT Have High-Speed Access, you may try this Link which will load much faster and will allow you to load one cartoon at a time. Use this one for High-Speed Access.

This month Violet and Joey learn about: their surroundings, acting real, having fun, and being OK, among other things. I hear rumors that Joey and Violet are creating some more cartoons in real-time, so look for a long run for this inquisitive and perspicacious duo.

#1 "Acting Real" at

#2 "Surroundings" at

#3 "A Question of Fun" at

#4 "I'm OK, You're OK" 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 April are:

Alexander Kiedling in Sweden

Carol Hicks Lankton in Florida

Congratulations, Alexander and Carol!

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Out Our Way:
ON A PERSONAL NOTE: Happy New Year! Actually April Fool! I learned from Trivia Time that in 1582 they moved New Year's Day from April 1 to January 1. "Some people had not heard about or didn't believe the change in date, so they continued to celebrate New Year's Day on April first." Naturally they were called April Fools and you can guess the rest of the story. But I wanted to talk a little about March. Is March supposed to come in like a Lion and go out like a Lamb, or is it vice versa? Around here either way seems to work. It was a roaring month from beginning to end for us.

On the first day of March, we left for our week on the lake in the mountains of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas. We visited our daughter in Alexandria on the way. Granpa rewired the grandkids' air hockey table and then gave them a few lessons in how to lose gracefully. He had just been given such a lesson from Granma who solved a Magic Square problem in seconds that he had been working on for hours.

During the night run to Radio Shack for parts for the hockey game, our Scrabble set had fallen out of our packed trunk which had been left open after we unpacked. That required us to find a replacement set at Toys-R-Us the next morning. I was glad to find that the new deluxe set with the rotating board was a great improvement over the original one that we'd lost. It actually rotates easily with its new design. Glad to have the old one gone. Del and I play Scrabble when we're on the lake for vacation - something we rarely have time for during the year. We drove up through Natchitoches and found the Chevron station at the Many exit that has hot crawfish meat pies for sale at the register. This is always a treat: hot spicy crawfish in a folded pie you can eat while driving. Talk about good!

Our son Jim and his lady, Gena, joined us for the week on the lake. We took them to Hamilton House, a grand stone mansion overlooking Lake Hamilton, with chandeliers, antique grandfather clocks,lace table cloths, and fine dining. During the week we made a tour of the Village, did the hot baths and massage at Buckstaff in Hot Springs (last remaining operational hot bath), visited a crystal mine, and mostly relaxed. I managed to write three reviews of Watzlawick books for "A Reader's Treasury" which are announced in this Digest. Watched some basketball on tv with Jim while the girls went shopping.

Someone on the Owen Barfield List wrote that Rudolf Steiner's work was "sheer nonsense", an opinion perhaps held by some of you.

The word "sheer"means, among other things, very thin or diaphanous, like a veil is diaphanous. Now the veil of the material world is opaque, not diaphanous, to most people -- with the expected result that most are not able to see through the veil of the material world into the spiritual world, as Rudolf Steiner was able to. To Steiner, that veil was diaphanous or sheer and allowed him to see through to the spiritual world. This allowed him to make sense of what he saw and to write about it as a scientist. He made sense of the spiritual world by viewing it through its sheer (to him) veil.

Someone, to whom this veil of the material world is opaque, will look in the same places as Steiner looked and see nothing but the opaque veil and make no sense of it in the way Steiner did, and thus, would be expected to call what Steiner claimed to see, "nonsense". Thus the epithet sheer nonsense is an accurate description of Steiner's supersensible capabilities which allowed him to see as through a sheer veil into the non-sensory spiritual world. None of that ability would have amounted to much if he had not been a superb communicator. His writings have an immediate veracity or aura of truth to all who read them with an open mind. If you have not yet read one of my Steiner reviews, I encourage you to do so. If you have read one, perhaps you might want to read some of his writings directly. A quick web-search will locate books on-line for you to start with.

Mailed off my last copy of "A Reader's Journal" to a reader in Alaska. Time to begin producing more copies. I hope to have more copies available for sale in a month or two, so if you've been wanting a copy, now is a good time to place your order. Price will be $49.95 plus $3 priority mail in the US, overseas shipping $10 global priority.

Other activities that kept us busy was getting our tax returns prepared, cooking for my brother Kevin and his wife's daughter's rehearsal dinner, and helping to surprise my younger brother Paul on his 60th birthday. We ended the month with a trip to Alexandria for Easter weekend. It included taking grandson Thomas to his kindergarten Easter Egg hunt while his parents took his sister Katie to have her tonsils removed. The next day we were catching crawfish in the rice ponds in the area. Two sacks, 80#, of crawfish in about three hours. On Saturday, Weslee, our 9 year old grandson, was baptized, confirmed, and received his first communion in the Catholic church. And on Sunday the Easter Bunny came and we had an Easter dinner of turkey and oyster dressing with the trimmings. Dessert was a pecan pie from Lea's in Lecompte, Louisiana, famous for their delicious pies.


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NEW FEATURE: Movies we watched this past month Hits (Watch as soon as you can. A

"The End of the Affair" (1999) — In war-time London, novelist Maurice Bendrix (Ralph Fiennes) has an affair with Sarah Miles (Julianne Moore), his best friend Henry's (Stephen Rea) wife.

"An Ideal Husband" (1999) — AAAH! What a feel good movie all the way through! Rupert Everett, Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore and others in an Oscar-Wildesque romantic comedy. Moore was excellent as the Countess from Berlin – was she a bad girl or a good one? Was it about money or love? Or both? Will the eternal bachelor get hooked? Will the perfect wife admit finally telling a lie and become human or allow her marriage to dissolve?

"Angel Eyes" (2001) — Recovering from a troubled past, Jennifer Lopez is a tough Chicago cop with an attitude. Jim Caviezil helps her recover from an assault.

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This month's story features the Pastor of Big Mamou's Catholic church, Father Boudreaux. [Thanks to Michael Lawrence for sending me the raw materials for this story.]

Marie Broussard goes up to Father Boudreaux after Mass one day and tells him, "Father Boudreaux, I have a problem. I have two female parrots, but they only know how to say one thing."

"Mais, Marie, wat's dat?" Father Boudreaux axed.

"Well, they say, 'AWK! We're hookers! Wanna have some fun?'"

"Sacre Bleu! Dat's obscene!" Father Boudreaux exclaimed. Then he thought to himself for a moment. "You know, Marie," he said, "dere may be sumptin we can do, Sha. At de Rectory we got two male parrots, Francois and Josef. I done taught dem to read de Bible and say dere prayers, me. Brought your two parrots over tomorrow, and we gonna put dem in the cage with Francois and Josef. Den dey can teach your parrots to praise and worship le Bon Dieu, and your parrots will stop saying dat phrase in no time, I guarantee."

"Merci beaucoup, Father Boudreaux" the woman said, "Francois and Josep will surely teach my parrots to speak better."

The next day, she brought her female parrots to the Rectory in Big Mamou. As Father Boudreaux let her in, she saw that Francois and Josef were inside a big cage holding their rosary beads in one claw and their perches with the other. Eyes closed, they were mumbling the Hail Mary softly. Impressed, she walked over and placed her parrots in the cage with them.

After a few minutes, the female parrots cried out in unison: "AWK! We're hookers! Wanna have some fun?"

There was stunned silence. Suddenly, Josef blinked open his eyes, cocked his head, looked over at Francois, and said, "Mais, put dem beads away, Francois. Our prayers done been answered!"

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5. Website Additions :
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Tidbits: Like so many of you, I receive the 21st Century equivalent of what used to be circulated through offices in heavily re-xeroxed form, these list of funny and interesting sayings. I have been saving these and thought it might be useful to unleash these on the world. Provide one place where folks can go and not have to send out emails to everyone on their mailing list. If you personally have some list of funny or interesting tidbits that I've missed, please send them along. The items included below as examples are only one of a list of similar items. Don't read the Tidbits.htm page at work or while driving in heavy traffic. Should be avoided by people who have just had facial surgery.

Check the full set of Tidbits out at:

Included in Tidbits at this time are these categories, among other things:

1. Things You'd Love to Say at Work but Can't such as: I like you. You remind me of when I was young and stupid.
2. You Know You're From New Orleans When ... Someone asks you "Where Y'at?" you say, "J'est fine, Dahlin'! How's yomomanddem?"
3. Today's Stock Market Results: Helium was up, feathers were down. Paper was stationery.
4. Desiderata
5. Goldwynisms such as: "If I look confused it's because I'm thinking."
6. The Bilingual Debate Continues... Scandinavian vacuum manufacturer Electrolux used the following in an American campaign: "Nothing sucks like an Electrolux."
7. 41 Tips for Proper English such as: "Eschew ampersands & abbreviations, etc."
8. Daffynitions such as: The Dopelar effect (n.) The tendency of stupid ideas to seem
smarter when you come at them rapidly.
9. Rules to Live By such as: Law of Revelation: The hidden flaw never remains hidden.
10. Good Humor Ads such as: Lost: small apricot poodle. Reward. Neutered. Like one of the family.
11. Infomania Trivia such as: Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
12. More Classified Ads such as: Illiterate? Write today for free help.
13. Famous Sports Quotes such as: Jim Finks, New Orleans Saints G.M., when asked after a loss what he thought of the refs: "I'm not allowed to comment on lousy officiating."
14. Everyday Unsolved Mysteries such as: Is there another word for synonym?
15. More Inanities such as: Honk if you love peace and quiet.
16. Etymology and the Facts of Life in the 1500's such as: Bread was divided according to status. Workers got the burnt bottom of the loaf, the family got the middle, and guests got the top, or the "upper crust".
17. Humorous Observations such as: Is it true that cannibals don't eat clowns because they taste funny?
18. Thoughts on Life such as: Support bacteria - they're the only culture some people have.
19. Life's Puzzles such as: Can you be a closet claustrophobic?
20. Fun with English such as: The farm was used to produce produce.
21. Remember When such as: When nobody owned a purebred dog.
22. Actual Medical Observations Written by Mds such as: She is numb from her toes down.
23. The Bible According to Kids such as: Lot's wife was a pillar of salt by day, but a ball of fire by night.

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"? Check out the right useful 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:

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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All At One

Someday when I'm all at one
I will drink the nectar
       of bereavement
       and stray outside heaven's doors
I will hold the one
       who loved me
       and take her home again once more.

Someday when the sky is blue
       and the balmy breath
       of summer
       stills my sails
I will sail away
       once more into forever
I will hold the one
       who loved me
      and take her home again once more.

Someday when the sun is bright
      and the morning clouds
       of springtime
      fill my window
I will fly away
      once more into forever
I will hold the one
       who loved me
       and take her home again once more.

Someday when the leaves delight
       and the nippy brace
       of autumn
       clears the air
I will walk away
       once more into forever
I will hold the one
       who loved me
       and take her home again once more.

Sometime in the winter's night
       as the moondrops sparkle
       in the snow
I will dance with Venus
       round the crescent Moon
       into forever.

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7. REVIEWS and ARTICLES for April:
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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.) ARJ2: A Glastonbury Romance by John Cowper Powys

Where do you start to describe a novel of 1120 pages whose first paragraph, "encompasses the cosmos," according to one reviewer? A book that Colin Wilson calls a "New Age Novel." A book that contains in its pages the Holy Grail, the haunts of King Arthur and Merlin, the Druids, the blood of Christ, and the tomb of the man who carried the blood to Glastonbury, Joseph of Arimathea.

Between its covers the following happens:

1.) a midsummer festival with crucifixion
2.) a capitalist, a communist, and an anarchist forms a Glastonbury commune
3.) a miracle cure
4.) a resurrection
5.) a conscious suicide by drowning

Powys glues these isolated events together in a web of interconnections and liaisons of various town people that is reminiscent of a Jane Austen novel or the dark TV series, Twin Peaks. Of course, no has time to read such long books today, but if you're interested in the review, check it out at: This is a newly recovered review that was first written in 1988.

2.) ARJ2: David's Question "What is Man?" by Edward Reaugh Smith

In Psalm 8, David asks the question, "What is man?" and this book strives to answer David question with details that have never been pulled together in one place before.

Here are some modern versions of David's question:

  • What is it that distinguishes human beings from every other species on Earth?
  • Are humans simply advanced animals, descended from apes as Darwin would have us believe?
  • Did we begin in a Big Bang of inert matter from which consciousness somehow evolved?
  • Isn't that the same as asking did grains of sands maneuver themselves over aeons of time into the silicon CPU chip that powers my computer?

In addition to David's question, Smith shares with us many more questions and their answers may be surprising and enlightening to you.

Read the Review at:

3.) ARJ: NP — A Novel by Banana Yoshimoto

What happens when you peel the banana? You get a feng shui of a novel. A story and a writing style so sparse that you seem to live in an almost empty room at times, listening over the shoulder to one, two, or at most three people talking about life. About life and death. About life and a book. A book that seems to create death in those who translate it. Don't worry — it's already translated.

Don't bother to read the review, read the book. It's short and sweet. It's an amazing style. For a short trip to Japan, try this book — no standing in line at the airport. For the review just click and you're there:

4.) ART: The Invented Reality by Paul Watzlawick, editor

The review starts off with an example of a sloppily invented reality:

In the inside of the front of this book I pasted a Jim Davis Garfield comic strip from the Times-Picayune of Feb 8, 1985. It shows Garfield on a fence getting hit by a thrown shoe and the word SPLUT! marks the sound of the shoe's impact. Garfield turns, raises his index finger and objects to the cartoonist, "Hey, wait a minute! Shoes don't go 'SPLUT'!" In the next panel, a pie hits him in the face with a SPLUT! and he says, "That's more like it."

Then it goes downhill from there. Epistemology? Who cares? Just gimme the review to read! Okay, click below to read the Review: tirart.htm

5.) ART: Change by Paul Watzlawick et al.

Everyone by now has heard about the problem with the nine dots and knows that one is supposed to "think outside the nine dots" or "think outside the box" — but how many remember what the problem setup is? Or why it's important?

The review contains the problem, its solution, and will tease you with it a bit, maybe help you remember the solution or at least why the solution is important, among other things. Not bad for a ten minute read.

Want to learn to open up completely without busting a gut muscle? Good, that will put you on the evolutionary scale a tad above that of the oyster.

For other fun and games, read the review at:

6.) ART: The Language of Change by Paul Watzlawick

Want to learn to use the elements of therapeutic communication?

This is bound to sound a bit ridiculous, but you can learn them from reading this book. If you still don't believe that could be possible, let me say that this book contains relatively simple processes, which I'm almost sure that you are not going to understand or like at first, especially if you feel that the processes are a little sneaky. It will likely be difficult for you to accept these processes and actually apply them in your life and work because on the surface they will seem quite absurd — at first. When in doubt, leave this review out.

If you are still not convinced that you must not read this review, go ahead and click away:

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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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8. "The Spizznet File" is Available for Sale:
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The "The Spizznet File" is Available for Sale below. If you're not interested in this book, please skip the details about the future forms this book will be available in that are described below.

Books may be ordered:



This unique book will eventually be available in Crayola Coloring book form, Etch-A-Sketch form, and Motorized Leggo form with remote controls, batteries included. There is also be a cuneiform version in real Bablyonian clay in the offing. This will be a Collector's Edition, so please send your reservations early or you will be disappointed. Remember, our last issue in cuneiform sold out before the clay was dry. Or you may just order a regular ole book copy at your favorite bookstores, e.g., B. Dalton, Walden, Barnes & Noble, or Borders as soon as the book appears in Books in Print. The best source at the best price is to order your copies on-line from the Xlibris website above. They use real paper. After awhile I wonder if anyone ever reads about this section. To qualify for the valuable drawing for those who read it, contact me via carrier pigeon express.

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