Journal Entry 5.25.2022

It is Wednesday May 25th, 2022, the day before my 45th birthday. As I see that birthday number I’ve just written, I’m put into a state of shock. How can I possibly be turning 45? That is old and old is not something I thought I’d ever become. To the young, youth is eternal. If…… Continue reading Journal Entry 5.25.2022

Mindfulness during a Nuclear War Scare

Being in the present, while drinking a goblet of wine, listening to Pink Floyd and thinking about nuclear war. The flowers really are quite beautiful today. I’m very worried.

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk instead of Super Bowl, A Criticism of the Worship of Sports and Deep Thoughts!

It is 6:40 AM on Sunday February 13th, 2022. I woke up around 4:50 and as usual spent the first 30 minutes in my phone looking at all my usual corners of the internet. I then put on my VR and meditated in the virtual perch overlooking a small glacial lake and range of Mt.…… Continue reading Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk instead of Super Bowl, A Criticism of the Worship of Sports and Deep Thoughts!

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The Sun as a Metaphor for Life

Oyster Point sunrise on 10.20.2016

It is 7:52 AM on Sunday January 30th, 2022. I’m sitting in my la-Z-Boy recliner in the second floor reading nook. The rising sun illuminates this small space with a young light promising a beautiful day. For the past decade I have preferred the early morning to late at night. The start of a day…… Continue reading The Sun as a Metaphor for Life

Journal Entry – 1.23.2022

It is 2:47 PM on Sunday January 23rd, 2022. I’m sitting on the back patio on the new porch swing our neighbors gifted us as they moved away. There isn’t a cloud in the sky and the California sun makes it feel as though this is the middle of summer even though the temperature in…… Continue reading Journal Entry – 1.23.2022

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