A lovely personal history.
Pretty proud of our daughter Beatrix, age 13, who has been cast as Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream for her school’s fall play. She’ll be perfect in that role.
“You can open up your phone right now and find ten reasons to feel shitty. Give yourself permission to be present. To be here. To feel OK.”
— Our instructor Viv at Yoga this morning.
“When we shout at the oak tree, the oak tree isn’t offended. When we praise the oak tree, it doesn’t raise its nose. We can learn the Dharma from the oak tree.”
— Thich Nhat Hanh
As his name suggests, Jamaican street musician Brushy One String plays a one-string guitar and, under that constraint, makes some truly beautiful music.
Ready to get down to some honest work.
OK, this is cool. Lorde has re-recorded five songs from her third album, Solar Power (Te Ao Mārama), in te reo Māori. in celebration of Waiata Anthems Week.
Solar Power is really good by the way and you should be listening to it.
Ray at Mitigating Chaos has gone Cold Turkey and put his TVs in the closet.
Here is a picture of my “new” entertainment system… a Bose Wave Radio and an iPod from the early part of this century, sitting atop an antique chess stand.
Entertaining even if you don’t care about the subject matter. That said, very useful if you do.
It’s well past time for a change in what we teach and how.