Recently, a buddy send an email that had this line in it. At the same time, it’s time I start to own who I am instead of being afraid of being my true self. That line resonated with me. I started thinking, who is my true self? Is it the one I show at work … Continue reading Blind men and the Elephant
I recently saw Harpeth Rising in a small concert. They were amazing. So you can experience the music yourself, I found a couple YouTube videos. I'm not affiliated in any way, I just very much enjoyed their concert. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qX0DnPp_CcA They played this one as well without telling us what it was. You could hear … Continue reading Harpeth Rising
A run-in with art can happen in unexpected places. I was in Florida at a writer retreat. We'd fallen in the habit of doing exercise right away in the morning. This morning I chatted with my hubby while he walked to work and then walked myself. I daydreamed a cheater story and ended up walking … Continue reading Living Art
I think about going skinny dipping just after midnight on my birthday. The full moon is high Perhaps my only witness. The lake dark and quiet, a looking glass to the sky. Perhaps the nervous thrill at being naughty would make every splash louder. The gentle lap on the dock a crashing ocean wave. … Continue reading Skinny dipping
There are times I feel side-swiped by progress. I'm sitting at the airport and my girlfriend texts me to ask what I think of Amazon's 'in car delivery'. My initial reaction was to picture a high speed transfer of goods. Some sleek black car pulls up next to me as I rocket down the freeway, … Continue reading In Car Delivery
Focus Fox says: I used to say I was sweet and innocent, but I got tired of all the laughter.
Would you be offended if someone asked if you were a robot? When you follow people on twitter, there are many who send automatic messages which generally are 'buy me' links. Those I ignore. There are a few that send out little bits of dialog like a fisherman might put a worm on a line. … Continue reading Are you a robot?
Focus Fox says: Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace, or maybe they are really zombies. paraphrasing Buddha
There are two kinds of secrets: ones that are dark and poisonous and ones that are bright and glittery. The first I've learned to purge. I throw them out in the light and let them shrivel to dust. Scrutiny purifies the dark energy in a cathartic release. The second I collect. They are small things … Continue reading Secrets