…it’s scary out there for sure. First this. It’s only when you give up the illusion of control that you have space to actually get that you are responsible and completely in control. It just doesn’t work the way you thought. So Apollo and I went out to trick-or-treat a little.
Hell is a country which has no autumn. Nowhere there may a man and dog walk in the bite of morning air that paints exhaled breath and gives the color of a rose to tingling ears. No one there tastes the aroma of night air seasoned with wood smoke. Wretches in this land never baskContinue reading “A Seasonal Contemplation”
…life can be such a roller coaster, and it’s clear to me that the joy I feel in the moment is given by the future that I create for myself. By that I mean for instance, that saying goodbye is made different when there’s a future that includes, “good to see you again!”
…tell me it’s not so! I have just seen a promo for a table saw that will stop dead if it detects a low-sodium turkey dog. Just be with that for a minute. Did I say that right? It will stop “within 1 toothmark of sensing human flesh or low sodium turkey dogs.” That’s inContinue reading “Safe for franks”
…one thing I’ve seen happen a lot lately is that when you open up your heart and give, you actually create more of what it is you’re giving rather than depleting some fixed supply. It doesn’t work that way with money, but it does work that way with love. Give more love and somehow it’sContinue reading “The more you give…”
…I maintain membership in a creative writing group that meets infrequently, and communicates online at the Tribe. (www.tribe.net) Today I posted a challenge there. I’ll recreate it here in case you’d like to take it on yourself.
…it could be a combination of things so I won’t blame any one of them by itself, but my head is spinning. It was a Matrix sort of day.
…it feels very different to have groceries in the house. I haven’t felt this settled since I lived in the last Lucky Dog Ranch and had the T-Bird running. I feel more powerful now by a damn sight, but I haven’t really been settled in for a long time.
…so just for the record, the things I write in my journal may not be “the truth” but they are fundamentally true.
…this was the night. I know that the full moon was a coupla nights ago. I know that Halloween is still a bunch of days away, but this was the night!