july 15 22
I know it’s not Friday…but what is a “day” anyway? Since the pandemic started, time has seemed flat; days have dragged on by oppressive exhaustion yet months fly by unnoticed. Indeed, unknowingly, I dated many weeks of these posts as 2021 [headslap emoji].
These past weeks have been filled with increasing light. A light that is represented in the joy of this week’s pic…our newest addition, Artemis. I’m sure you’ll be seeing more of her.
This weekend, I’ve been trying to read and listen to stuff that brings me joy…that connects me to a person that I thought was in the past…someone that I am happy to reintroduce myself to after all these years.
- This radio show on Apple Music covers the history of punk music rooted in the 60s and 70s. As a longtime punk, this was music to my ears. Literally.
- I stumbled upon this collection of at-home accessibility “hacks” for disabled persons. There is some really ingenuity here.
- Have lots of ideas and struggle to follow through? Me too. This article has some very good practical help. I particularly liked this quote:
“This is the paradox of choice. More choice often leads to less action. The more ideas and goals we pursue, the less likely we’ll follow through on any one of them. And vice versa.”
- In the past few weeks, with everything going on, I’ve begun to revisit my spirituality. I’ve started to reread The Buddha walks into a bar… by Lodro Rinzler; this quote by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche puts a lot into perspective:
The way to experience nowness is to realize that this very moment, this very point in your life, is always the occasion.
Until the next time.
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