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Silence Number Nine

I claim artistic or literary license when choosing the title for today’s ramble. I’ve pondered the topic of silence many times on this blog so this might be at least the ninth time doing so. Plus, I like the backhanded … Continue reading

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Mysterious

I have not seen “Orange” the cat for several weeks, but there is another stray that has been investigating me since mid-April. The new cat is a white short-hair that reminds me of the Internet meme cat, “Smudge”. He prances … Continue reading

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In Meditation

The thin haze slightly obscures the gleaming street lights along the avenue. The stale odor of a garbage bin briefly accents the early morning mist that otherwise smells like a damp, musty basement. My running shoes have trapped a few … Continue reading

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World Philosophy Day

Aesthetics, the arts, luxury, and philosophy have no survival value, however these things give value to survival. My friend Chuck once said something to that effect. That point of view has come to mind from time to time in quiet … Continue reading

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Uncommon Sense

One of my old guru’s most memorable mind-bytes was his advice that we should have uncommon sense. He prefaced that by saying he was not making an error in speech; the teacher knew about common sense. What did he mean … Continue reading

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Contemplation At The Cemetery

In the distant past, Prospect Hill Cemetery was to the northwest, outside the city limits of Norfolk, Nebraska. In the not so distant past, the city has expanded. Now, the cemetery lies well within the boundaries of Norfolk. One might … Continue reading

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Ikebana Inspired …Floral Friday

Andy and I had just finished a short formal meditation Monday afternoon when he noticed a peculiarly shaped planter vase sitting on my desk. My friend picked it up and contemplated it for about a minute. “Hmm, California Pottery. It … Continue reading

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