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A private little world for me... a private little world for you. The online musings and journals of singer/songwriter recording artist author and activist Ed Hale. The Transcendence Diaries have been posting regularly online since 2001. Comments are always welcomed. And so are YOU.

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Category "Life Hacks"

Using Social Media as a Launching Pad as a Creative

I've noticed over the last few years that I have been more and more prone to use posts on social media as a jumping off platform for Transcendence Diaries entries. As I was typing the above I remembered that long before the advent of Facebook Tumblr and Twitter, I was already using these Diaries as a means to communicate regularly [...]

0 comment Read Full Article 🕔08-07-2014

Implementing Plan B – Take Two

It's time to implement Plan B. But first a little background... Yesterday I spent a little over an hour studying Farsi using Rosetta Stone. Though I am constantly learning the language from being married to Princess Little Tree now, this was the first time I had opened my Rosetta Stone Farsi pack in almost two years. One would think that once [...]

0 comment Read Full Article 🕔12-29-2012

To Moliere or Not to Moliere, That is the Question

Last Screening: Moliere A French film from a few years ago. A period piece, full costume and all. If you're already a fan of the great French playwright and actor, then this is a gimme. If you love dry witty 17th Century salon repartee' and double entendre -- where one's brain garnered more merit in society than mere beauty, or Shakespearean [...]

0 comment Read Full Article 🕔12-01-2012

A Blueprint for Achievement

Believe while others are doubting. Plan while others are playing. Study while others are sleeping. Decide while others are delaying. Prepare while others are daydreaming. Begin while others are procrastinating. Work while others are wishing. Save while others are spending. Listen while others are talking. Smile while others are pouting. Commend while others are criticizing. Persist while others are quitting. [...]

1 comment Read Full Article 🕔11-04-2011

When in Doubt, We Remember These Words by Martin Luther King Jr.

When in doubt as to whether or not I should stand up for or defend something I believe in when it appears it may pose a threat or a challenge or be controversial, I remind myself of the words below by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who wrote this speech at the same age I am now. I am humbled [...]

2 comments Read Full Article 🕔09-04-2008

Apartment hunting in New York.

I am in New York this weekend, apartment hunting. I scored a roundtrip ticket and two nights at the Waldorf Astoria for less than $600. Part of me wants to keep this a secret, because its just so damn special, this whole weekend getaway thing... where they offer amazing deals on flight/hotel combo packages. But I'll let the cat [...]

0 comment Read Full Article 🕔08-21-2004