Sitting with difficult emotions

A serene evening view at St Kilda in Melbourne

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

Accumulating memories in large photo libraries

Photo by Julie Johnson on Unsplash

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

A trip down memory lane to Stonehenge

Stonehenge by Henry Gressmann on Unsplash

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

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