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Entries by Michael Sigman from 12/2010

Memories of a Great Friend

| Posted 12.03.2010 | Healthy Living

Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today's events. --Albert Einstein Barry S. Sapolsky, 61, passed away on November 28, 2010 after a long a...

10 Tips on Loafing Creatively

| Posted 12.05.2010 | Healthy Living

I loaf and invite my soul, I lean and loaf at my ease observing a spear of summer grass. --Walt Whitman, "Song of Myself" Five years ago, I blew a ch...

This Is Your Brain on Crosswords

| Posted 12.13.2010 | Entertainment

"_____ comes but once a year. Var." Can you solve this devilish holiday-season crossword puzzle clue? Hint: The correct nine-letter answer starts with a "C" and ends with an "s" -- and it's not "Christmas".

Meditation or Medication? Or Both?

| Posted 12.18.2010 | Healthy Living

A decade ago, having recently begun Buddhist meditation practice, I attended a lecture/Q&A with a Tibetan master at a Buddhist center in Hollywood. Th...

Moogy's Gotta Have Friends

| Posted 12.24.2010 | Entertainment

You got to have friends/To make that day last long Mark Klingman isn't a household name. But the terrific singer/songwriter/keyboardist/producer know...

Not Another Year-End List!

| Posted 12.31.2010 | Politics

Why am I so obsessed with American politics in the first place? Does it really matter, or does interest in politics merely occupy the same part of the brain that used to handle starting line-ups, batting averages and RBI's?