Posted in October 2016

Curiosity and Openness

The boy braked his bicycle on the bridge over the creek and stood straddling the frame. “What are you doing here?” As I adjusted out of the mildly altered consciousness that comes from a long, peaceful run, I continued stretching my calf muscles, listening to the stream’s soft burbling, the autumn trees rustling, and studied … Continue reading

Fragmentation and Focus

I’m a guest today on Lois Winston’s blog, talking about trying to focus despite fragmented time. If you share that frustration, you’re not alone. Stop by the blog and let me know how you handle it. At the end of that post, I mention a 99 cent sale. The Calling is discounted on all retailers through … Continue reading

Overfill Alarm

Taking my freshman seminar students for a mindful walking meditation excursion, I noticed things I’d never seen before. Most striking was a college van parked near the softball field, overgrown with vines. How fast did they take it over? Had the van been forgotten? As always on such walks, I noticed the sounds: wind in … Continue reading