In “Eat, Pray, Love,” Elizabeth Gilbert describes what meditation can be like. :)
This image comes from 2014, but it’s still a cool idea today. Someone created an art project in Juneau, Alaska that allowed people to complete the sentence, “Before I die I want to ...”
I call this one, “Up With the Sun, Gone With the Wind.”
(April 13, 2017)
Two years ago today I saw this sunrise when I stayed in Virginia Beach for a few weeks. No filters have been applied, that is what it looked like.
While this photo looks like a sunset, it was actually a sunrise. I took it in Virginia Beach on April 17, 2017.
“Always stretch from the source, the core, the foundation of each asana. Keep your attention internal, not worrying about what others see, but what the Self sees. Each movement must be an art, an art in which the Self is the only spectator.”
B.K.S. Iyengar, Light on Life: The Yoga Journey (with a few minor edits by me)
On the recent drive back to Colorado I listened to Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. In the book, The Lady Chablis talked about how much the estrogen shots affected her, mentally and physically — her thoughts, such as who she was attracted to, and her physical attributes.
I’ve often thought about how our thoughts and behavior are affected by our hormones. That’s one reason I like meditation: The farther you get away from the physical body and chemically-influenced brain, the more you can figure out who you are.
One day a black bear walked into the Breeze Inn in Seward, Alaska, but was encouraged to leave.
I’m glad to say that I’ll be going back to regular consulting work again very soon. If you’re interested in the gory medical details that led me to quit consulting work (and write five computer programming books and a couple thousand blog posts), here you go: