gratitude = sum of the parts > the whole

We used to live in a house 25 miles east of Paradise. Yes, still Paradise, but worlds away from here for all kinds of reasons. It was about as beautiful as the suburbs could be in a place that should still be a desert covered with scrubby bushes and hillsides speckled with strangely rounded boulders…

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Complexity + Change = Simplicity

The following segment of Julius Caesar by Shakespeare used to be posted on a bulletin board above my desk a few years ago: There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows, and in miseries….

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Flower Smelling & Connecting Dream Dots

“A well-rounded life is filled with delights and wonders. Why is that so easy to forget? Instead of getting caught up in another mundane drama, choose intrigue and awe.” Hmmm…my horror-scope for the day. No, I’m not a daily reader, or even more than someone who comes across things like this occasionally and pauses long…

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Blob-li-cate: How not to plug-in

Horror-scope for Today: You have the presence of mind to put your attention precisely where it’s needed. Whether this means doing feng shui on your office or answering emails rapid-fire, at the end of the day you go home feeling organized. 1. I have no presence of mind. I’m trying to fix my blob problem….

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