Category Archives: note to self

Photos as Reference

Long time readers may attest that I take a fair number of photos. It’s true. Not all the photos are great – some are taken to capture a bit of light or something interesting or just as an aid to … Continue reading

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Words from Tolkien

Where will wants not, a way opens. — J.R.R. Tolkien and this perenniel beacon: It is not our part to master all the tides of the world, but to do what is in us for the succour of those years … Continue reading

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Dealing with it. 

From this fine Brainpickings article, When Things Fall Apart: Tibetan Buddhist Nun and Teacher Pema Chödrön on Transformation Through Difficult Times To stay with that shakiness — to stay with a broken heart, with a rumbling stomach, with the feeling … Continue reading

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From the Quote Box

I am in the present. I cannot know what tomorrow will bring forth. I can know only what the truth is for me today. That is what I am called upon to serve, and I serve it in all lucidity. … Continue reading

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History Redux

It’s hard not to have flashbacks to the days of hearings re Agnew and Nixon in the Watergate days. For those who weren’t alive then, it was riveting and scary and comforting, the later because it seemed without much doubt … Continue reading

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