I noticed this quote on Tumblr. I’ve noticed on the few occasions I’m able to just sit with difficult emotions in a meditation, they tend not to be as monolithic as they otherwise seemed beforehand. https://zenwords.tumblr.com/post/188147050745/being-with-the-body-and-sitting-with-what-arises On a related note, it’s been a while since I read anything by Jack Kornfield. I really enjoyed his…… Continue reading Sitting with difficult emotions
Jamie Rubin wrote a thought-provoking post on his blog about his accumulated library of photographs, and his thoughts about what to do with it. The problem is that I am not organized about my photos the way I am in other parts of my life. I’ve made reluctant attempts at organization now and then, but…… Continue reading Accumulating memories in large photo libraries
My daughter and I watched this Vox video about Stonehenge over lunch today, and it reminded me of my visit to the UK and Ireland in April 2004: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fx-KrvuiafE I found my photos from way back then (in full 640 x 480 resolution⭐️), and was able to impress my daughter by showing her my photos…… Continue reading A trip down memory lane to Stonehenge
My little trip down memory lane to the release of Firefox 3 and the robot artwork used to announce its emergence.
My father passed away 14 years ago, on 12 July 2003. After 14 years he is in my thoughts daily. To the extent I'm probably a better father, husband and human being, it's thanks to him.
Something about that realisation that you are like your parents and it feels pretty good.
I really like Dave Winer's story about Steve Wozniak which he titled "A story about Woz". I especially enjoyed this bit: I thought how cool. Here's a guy who doesn't have to care, he's richer than god, and look at how passionate he is about the product.# I felt like I had really accomplished something.#… Continue reading A wonderful story about Steve Wozniak
Today is a day of social anniversaries. It is the 10th anniversary of me joining Facebook and, more significantly, the 12th anniversary of this blog.