54: why I love a dark and dreary day

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How ’bout that weather, eh?

Disclaimer: I acknowledge that, yes, it is still winter, and yes, it might be a little weird that Pennsylvania has seen so many warm, humid days recently. Some more informed folks than I probably see cause for concern. Who am I to say?

I am qualified to say that days like today are among my absolute favorite kinds of day, speaking in terms of the weather. Continue reading “54: why I love a dark and dreary day”

44: treat your mind like a puppy on a leash

I’ve always thought of meditation as very cool.

Think of the old enlightened sage, perched atop a mountain, peddling out infinite wisdom to those heroes who make the journey. The go-to person for a calm, rational piece of timeless advice.

Rather than aspiring to be the hero, I always skipped right past to aspiring to be that sage. Continue reading “44: treat your mind like a puppy on a leash”

39: clearing up some misconceptions about the Women’s March

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For the past few days I’ve been completely inundated with media related to the Women’s March on Washington, D.C. and its sister marches in cities all over the globe.

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