A creative “accident” this morning led to this crazy looking face staring at me at breakfast time. I hope you have a reason to smile this morning — please be well, friends!
Good morning, friends. Today I’m off work for what promises to be a very pleasant Thanksgiving holiday. Today my wife’s family will be getting together to eat what will amount to a very large, late lunch, and we will undoubtedly eat more than we ought to throughout the entire day (and my waist is starting […]
Some contemplation for today, friends. Life in any world is unstable, it is swept away. There is no stability in this world or the next. Everything that is born undergoes aging, illness, and eventually death. Even that which we perceive as stable is only such because our lives are themselves so short. Even the Earth, […]
Good morning, friends. I’m off work early tonight to visit with my younger sisters in Springfield for the first time in a couple months, and I must admit that I’m really looking forward to it. I’ve learned that I have a lot in common with my sisters, in spite of sometimes feeling completely disconnected from […]
Over the last year I have maintained a mostly wide-angle view on the teachings of Buddha. I’ve listened to a lot of talks from varying traditions, and in general kept an open mind to the differing ways things are taught (and understood). When I have been focused, the lens has been on Mahayana teachings with […]
I knew something strange was going on when baby Aly went to her room and played quietly for 15 minutes… I finally decided to check on her, and found this: She seems to like it that way for some reason! Chaos! Be well, friends!
Hello friends, Last week my family and I took a trip to the St. Louis area where much of my family (at least on my Dad’s side) lives. It was a really awesome trip and I would like to highlight some of the major points and share some photos from the trip. First, I do […]