Category Archive: Mindfulness

Is there a Santa?

To Giovanni: This is the first of many mornings for the rest of your life that you will be called on to wake up and believe. To believe in that which all evidence,… Continue reading

Death by Mountain Lion

People ask me if I’m afraid to live with my kids out in the woods with all the dangers. Aren’t I afraid of mountain lions? I guess people don’t stop to think how… Continue reading

Pacing Ourselves: Taking Time to Play

The No-Progress Report: STILL IN THE RV, and not yet in the dome. There’s a lot left to do still before we can live in it: build out the sleeping area, put in… Continue reading

The Power of Sitting Still

And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find… Continue reading

Ode to Giovanni

Sing in me, Muse, and tell the story of that boy, skilled in ways not measured by tests; that lifter of rocks and low spirits; who reads not books, but hearts; Giovanni The… Continue reading

More Time to Notice Things

Since we moved out here three weeks ago, one of the things I’ve noticed is that we’re all actually doing more noticing. Back in the suburban, middle-class scramble, there was no time for… Continue reading