For Christmas this year, we bought our nine year old son the latest kid’s book from Thich Nhat Hanh, Is Nothing Something? Kids’ Questions and Zen Answers about Life, Death, Family, Friendship, and Everything in Between. While the boy has expressed not even a little bit of interest in diving into The Biggest Questions answeredContinue reading “Mindfulness in 2015: A Silver Bullet Resolution”
Monthly Archives: December 2014
I Resolve to Resolve for 2015
To resolve or not to resolve: that is the question. In December of the year 2012, I made the following remarks in a blog entry entitled, “Of Resolutions.” It was one of an entire series of entries all taking a cue in their titles from the French essayist Michel de Montaigne, who titled nearly all ofContinue reading “I Resolve to Resolve for 2015”
I’m Turning 50!
Oh fuck. I’m turning 50. Beginning with the expletive that seems most fitting for the occasion, I begin this project of reflecting on just what this whole thing means to me, how it feels, how I’m coping, if I’m coping, what might be learned as I crest the top of the hill and begin to danceContinue reading “I’m Turning 50!”