Notes posted here are not in order of presentation.
Happy / Steak Dinner
Steak dinner includes …
drinks, appetizers, sides, butter,
dessert, ambience, companionship
Happy includes …
peace, joy, contentment,
awe and wonder.
– Sally the Psychic called me a healer [...]
“A writer only begins a book. A reader finishes it.”
– Samuel Johnson, Works of Samuel Johnson
And a presenter offers ideas. Each listener hears what they hear.
Top ten self help books of all time
Amazon, Goodreads, Reader’s Digest, etc.
Art in process …
There are inklings of vision that come from my days in printing; ink of paper. However, I have started pushing water and color onto paper from markers, pencils, and brushes.
I do it for love. I do it to stay open. I do it because I do not know. I do it to muzzle my judge. I am finding myself while getting lost.
I spent [...]
TED Talk November 2015
Robert Waldinger, Psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, Zen priest, is the 4th director of a 75 year long study on aging.
He ends with a quotation from Mark Twain.
“There isn’t time – so brief is life – for bickerings, apologies, heartburnings, callings to account. There is only time for loving – & [...]
My Constellation Home:
The Stars in My Bright Night Life
Emerson, Thoreau, Brautigan, Krishnamurti, Castaneda, Black Elk, Lame Deer, Trungpa, Suzuki, Alan Watts, Lao Tzu, Tom Robbins, Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Paul, George, Gurdieff, Ouspensky, Bukowski, Kerouac, Yogananda, Rajneesh, Bly and Bly, Martin Seligman [...]
I thought to do some reading. Fun. Odd I picked a couple pieces that I had already into SoundCloud. Ah well, new renditions.
I painted and recorded pieces over the last weekend in April; the Full Pink Moon.
Yesterday I met Jennifer. She belongs to a book group. I was interested. She said once a month they get together. Women and wine. And books. And not any books. She hesitates to say self help. But, they are books that tend toward growth.
And it’s not that men are not allowed. She invited me. I said I’d be happy to sit in one and see how it fee [...]