Category Archives: Hope

Zamboni Speaks due to Riots!

There’s an old saying my Finnish nanny used to say as I hid in fear of her under my bed: “you can run, and you can hide, but I’ll still find you and smack you with my fist” It’s sort … Continue reading

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Balm

“Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then has not the health of the daughter of my people been restored?” Hello friends- there is an old story once told me by a mushroom forager from … Continue reading

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“What can one do to be happier in this world?”

This question slip of paper accidentally fell onto the floor during my show now I get to answer it three weeks later. Try these in combination or isolation, repeat as needed but use moderation in most: Cocaine, having children, riding … Continue reading

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Thomas Sterling, New Orleans

“Would you believe I’ve been up since 5 this morning paddling this boat?” Sterling asked. Shirtless and tattooed, with one cigarette in his mouth and a spare on his ear, Sterling said he has been running a freelance maritime rescue … Continue reading

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Love

Dear Zamboni- I think I met the love of my life- the problem is she’s half my age. Plus she lives three thousand miles away. It’s electric when we are together, it’s like I think I’m over it but then … Continue reading

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Stay hungry, stay foolish, i think

Zamboni has never been too big on technologicalness. I still do not have cell phone and up until starting this blog a year ago in the past I sent messages to friends via two small but reliable hermit crabs named … Continue reading

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Naked Crayon Speaks

From the beginning, I, GreatZamboni have said that my real magic is not just to shower brilliance on the earth like rain in Portland. Zamboni is at his best when YOU bring forth the genius in you. Zamboni may not … Continue reading

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How does a travel agent help us reach a place that is not on any list of destinations?

The above quixotic question comes from SK Dance, living in the swamplands of Louisiana. What is an “agent” of change? Who is the “travel agent” of our life? What did we do before google maps? SK, you also ask, “is … Continue reading

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Zamboni may be wrong about Hope

Jordan sneaks this in while the Zambonesman sleeps off last night- too much Fernet Branca and too many flaming cheese shots with the visiting Estonian Weightlifting team: So you know how some days google does a little custom job on … Continue reading

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Sinatra knew more, even than Zamboni.

The shootings in Arizona confuse even Zambonesman. Hug those you love, a little harder. It feels good. As does watching, and listening to this. Go back to what never lets you down. Sinatra is one for me. Feel free to … Continue reading

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