Monthly Archives: November 2013

Feeling Time

Each evening I literally ride off into the sunset. My hour plus commute heads almost due west, and I track my way home following daylight’s fade. In the height of summer, this might be only a slow dimming as the

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Being Awake

Winter is coming here on the east coast, which means the light is diminishing and it’s colder. When I wake up in the morning, I talk to myself wondering if I can snuggle in a bit more under my blanket

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Mindful shopping

It’s not been unusual for me, after a long week, to find myself on an excursion to the mall for new gloves or a piece of jewelry. After reaching some milestone, I’m as likely to celebrate by buying a scarf

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The Ball Game

I normally don’t watch television but the other day I turned it on to watch the Red Sox. It was game six of the World Series and it had the potential to be a history making game, the first time

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Living Life, Not Busyness

I claim to seek a life of balance, however, I seem to prefer a life of busyness. When I step back and examine my life, I can see myself pursuing tasks and making commitments that exceed my available time and

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The (Surprising) Life of Practice

  I make sure, most days, I rise early enough to sit with myself in meditation. To do this, most nights I head to bed earlier than my partner so I can be fully awake for practice the next morning,

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Expectations

  I am currently in the air in transit to San Francisco. My niece Anna is getting married and the family is gathering. It is a joyous occasion yet my mind races ahead with worries. This wedding is a major

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