Monthly Archives: September 2011

Hey Bud! …Floral Friday

Today’s Floral Friday started out as a simple conversation with my neighbor, Tyler, about flower arranging.  He complimented me on a few of my retro stylizings and wondered how to get started.  You know, the very basics of a style … Continue reading

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Dark Room

The concept of darkness has maintained a negative connotation in Western human culture for many centuries.  Perhaps this notion arises from fear of the unseen or more metaphorically, the fear of the unknown. In Western literature, both secular and religious, … Continue reading

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Things I’d Like To See

I think everybody has a wish list or two. Most of the items on the list seem impossible or improbable to attain, at first glance anyway. Like many folks, I wouldn’t mind living in a tropical paradise. At the same … Continue reading

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Monkey Mind

I’m writing this on Sunday morning at a later than usual time. The sky is overcast and there’s a misty fog making for a sleepy, dull atmosphere. It’s a great change of pace. I want to slow down physically and … Continue reading

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When You Were Four

During a recent philosophical discussion with my friend Losang the other day, we flashed back to our very early days alive. Losang wanted my input to a question his guru had presented to him. That is, “What do you remember … Continue reading

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Personal Artifacts

It was one of those cool, cloudy days this month. One of those days when you’re taking care of minor chores around the house but there’s nothing very urgent about them. I wanted to hang a picture, but I couldn’t … Continue reading

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In a world that glorifies aggression and ambition, it’s often difficult to get a word in edgewise about non-agression. In the same world where anger, hatred and violence rule the day, it’s nigh impossible to take non-violence seriously. The mainstream, … Continue reading

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