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A Good Hike Spoiled

I was feeling a little peopled out. Emily, the temptress kitty, lay contorted at my side, a big anthropomorphic smile on her face, lulling me into a state of do nothingness. But, I had already determined that I would not …

13 Year Olds Know Everything

13 year olds know everything. I don’t know about you, but I definitely knew everything about everything. And then some extra stuff on top of that.   I knew that when my orchestra teacher handed the 6th – 9th grade …

Obstacles

Obstacles

The theme for today is obstacles – and removal of them, hopefully. Obstacles of all sizes happen every day – how we respond to them can make or break a day. I have spent the last 4-6 weeks trying to …

The Magnetic Temple

5/1/12 I don’t get to Kunzang Palyul Choling as often as I would like. I live in Fairfax and work in Chantilly. On Friday nights during rush hour, KPC might as well be on the moon for what it takes …

Death & the Buddhist

4/28/12 I never get to learn anything that’s important, slowly – it is ALWAYS a trial by fire. Professionally, I am always thrown in the deep end to learn how to swim – whether by virtue of the absence of …