Twelve months and counting it is since a less-than-stellar year began in an individually rough manner for me, starting in February 2020. A big downshift in the way I live my life, marginally because of Covid 19 and the social chaos of racial justice and political upheavals began the first week of February. Much of this … Continue reading What comes next, last 12 months?
Friday for Favorite Things
Having fun here on a Friday afternoon... Not my image but I do like it 1. Favorite Harry Potter Movie: The first, because there you have all the rest to look forward to. 2. Favorite String Instrument: Ukulele, which I am learning to play. It’s therapeutic, since my hands have nerve damage from decades of walking … Continue reading Friday for Favorite Things
Ties binding us
Note: None of this is political. No more than simply living is political. I try to think according to the words of a great spiritual master, 'Abdu'l-Baha Abbas: "Walk the spiritual path with practical feet". Behind our house in California’s hot, hot Central Valley sits a long wooden fence, above which wave a number of American … Continue reading Ties binding us
Yosemite Bear is hiding again
Some of Yosemite's wildlife have been getting awfully comfortable during the tourist-free period they have been experiencing. Bears in particular made free with fruit in the park's apple trees. The national park closed to the public for many days while over a thousand firefighters wrestled down a monster wildfire close to the park, two good, … Continue reading Yosemite Bear is hiding again