so the 50,000 words in a month start today and i am still basking in the glow of another birthday. no, no parties or festivities or even a cake (rico not having opposable thumbs). no, the afterglow is the feeling of finding your place in your place. that feel of connection, of purpose and of [...]

amazing youth…

it's graduation day here... memorials abound when normally sighs of relief and partying into the night are de rigueur ... one of their own is gone, taken quickly and with no warning... we adults are stung, still reeling but moving along and forgetting the pain more and more each day... the youth ("kids" sounds too juvenile) here [...]

thoughts… again

had to apologize the other day... for being an arrogant know it all... while thinking about the result it occurred to me that knowing yourself and apologizing when the not so nice bits manifest isn't easy... but it is soul clearing and a clear lesson on watching and thinking about what you say to others... [...]

just the usual weirdness…

things that prompt these random posts are clients... and the shower... and eavesdropping... and my catmate... and the the books i read, which since i inherited approximately 2000 of them from a client has been a real challenge to organize... suffice to say, life... so what's the thought for the day? listening to someone stress [...]

morning meditation…

the air has a crispness that whispers of autumn... layers of clouds, some edgy, some ethereal mist scattered across the sky, give depth and create slivers of space, the rising sun slicing through to enhance the certainty that the universe is having a very good day... in the stillness, there is a quiet young peep, [...]

repeated and updated for 2012

04/04/08 some of the things i have learned are that I am not indispensible…that the world will continue to revolve if i am not in it…that the show will go on without me…that saying no doesn’t mean i am a bad person…or selfish…if someone is disappointed in me…it isn’t the end of the world. This [...]