Quotes

I think quotes are one of the best sources of wisdom we have available to us, I keep a little notebook with quotes and thoughts on them with me most of the time. Jack Kornfield: “Pure awareness becomes colored by our thoughts, emotions and expectations”  Achaan...

Obligatory Christmas Blog

I actually really like Christmas. I always have, but the reasons have changed over the years. When I was a kid, Christmas was magical. I grew up in a small town in the mountains with parents who loved me, so there was all sorts of snow and Santa Claus and community...

Being A Friend to Yourself

I considered wrapping up the whole top 5 thing with a post about the top 5 top ten lists I read this year, but thought that might be pushing it. Think about the things that make for an actual good friend. Not dumb shit like always being down to drink or them being...

The 5 Best Audiobooks I Listened to This Year

I lied. I forgot I had this one laid out. Maybe this is the last one. No more promises though. Because I break them. I am a believer in minimizing dead space, so I like audio books when I am traveling or driving around town or cleaning the house. These were my...

The Best Podcasts I Listened to This Year

I think this is the last top 5 idea I have. I really thought writing lists would be an easy way to blog on vacation, but they turned out to be a lot more work once I spent time looking them up and writing them and including links. They were a lot of fun though....