Basketball and Life

My partner and I broke out of the learned helplessness built up over the last year and a half of COVID craziness and attended a Stanford Women’s basketball game last weekend. It was not a huge risk. Both of us are triple vaccinated and wore masks the entire game. Only...

Revulsion

Maybe you know the sound of the “CF cough.” It is wet and has a gurgling quality. And when you have seen with your own eyes what is actually doing the gurgling, it can be a repulsive sound. It can cause you to gag, because you know at a cellular level what the sound...

Why I Practice

These days I spend about an hour in a daily sitting meditation practice. There are other times during the day when I meditate, but these are shorter and much less ‘formal.’ I may be out walking, listening to music and looking at nature, just enjoying myself and at...

Resolution/Schmesolution

I’ve never been very good at keeping New Year’s Resolutions, and I have a feeling I am not alone in this regard.  Many a January first has gone by with me having the best of intentions.  I will eat more fruits and vegetables…I will gain 10 lbs of muscle…I...
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