Monthly Archives: February 2013

Seagull (2/26/13)

I’ve read that the mind during silent meditation is like a seagull on a ship. The bird is content to sit on the deck for a while, at rest, but eventually he spreads his wings and soars into the sky … Continue reading

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Quotes (2/22/13)

In these troubled times, when I am scrambling to find sources of income that I may exploit to scratch out a meager living, I find that my attention is inevitably drawn to my Facebook profile.  Does it really tell people … Continue reading

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Sample (2/19/13)

As I move into the world of independent contracting, one source of income I’m considering is freelance writing via the Internet.  All of the websites I’ve looked at so far have an audition process; that is to say, I have … Continue reading

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Listen to Me, Mud Toe (2/15/13)

Spirit is most patient with Mud Toe.  This is good, because Mud Toe is a very, very slow learner.  Mud Toe is very focused on what he wants, or, more often, on what he has been taught to want, so … Continue reading

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Zero Dark Six-Thirty (2/8/13)

The day is mild and sunny, with a light breeze.  I am coming from someplace and going to someplace, but I’m in no particular hurry.  Seated on a bench next to the river, I watch the beluga whales going by, … Continue reading

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Go and Stay (2/5/13)

Now that I have a salary and a twenty-minute commute, I need to make a choice.  I don’t have to make it right away.  I don’t have to make it at all, really, because the option will always be there, … Continue reading

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Bad News Friday (2/1/13)

Despite the title of this evening’s blog, I want to assure you that it all works out all right.  I don’t want anyone out there to be alarmed for me or to think I might be in peril.  Accept my … Continue reading

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