Seeing With Eyes Closed

There is a difference between seeing with your eyes and seeing with your mind’s eye, when meditating with eyes closed.  This practice has helped me connect to my full experience, wh…

Amazing Thailand! Picking up a package

So in March I ordered some FYF socks for $80.  Hoping for some volleyball magic, who knows.  They look cool.

They finally arrived at my condo in Bangkok.  The process for receivi…

My Father Died

A few days ago I got the unsurprising news that my Dad has died.  He has been struggling with many health problems, which when you are past 80 years old is always a precarious situati…

The mind of a smoker

For a long time now, I’ve had the mind of a non-smoker.  Smoking is stupid, dirty, a waste of money, and a danger to your health.  And I think that’s part of the point of …

My world of dreams

Last night I dreamed I was packing up to move out of my old home in Livermore, CA.  I was upset because I had to get rid of my wastebaskets.  I thought to myself in my dream, now I have noth…

Traveling and enduring the interim

I’m currently staying with family in Idaho, enjoying a fun and peaceful time with my brother and his wife and family.   Honestly, the past few weeks have been heavy on alcoh…