Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Ten Oxherding Pictures

The Ten Oxherding Pictures From The Manual of Zen Buddhism, D.T. Suzuki By Shubun (15th Century) 1. Undisciplined With his horns fiercely projected in the air the beast snorts, Madly running over the mountain paths, farther and farther he goes astray! A dark cloud is spread across the entrance of the valley, And who knows […]

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and so we make our lives by what we love

it is not irritating to be where one is it is only irritating to think one would like to be somewhere else John Cage   My days would be made easier if I could follow only the rhythm of my heart sleep until the light comes up she would say eat berries from the garden […]

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ballot box

I’d choose peace over truth

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I rediscovered disco

I helped my boyfriend with a quiz he had to write this week.  The theme was disco…I love disco!! Here’s a classic..

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the order of things

In Regimes of Truth, Foucault maintains that no one person holds a coherent aspect of him or herself throughout the varied activities of his or her life.  Who we are in the voting booth isn’t who are in the bedroom. Never more have I come to know this than I have as an art student. […]

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melancholy

she comes, an uninvited guest I used to question what motivated her arrival but having never gotten the answer I only wonder now how long she will stay Once I used to welcome her despite the wear of her daily presence there were gifts creative fits I would have never had alone these days her […]

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The New Year

I’ve walked ten plus miles in the last two days. Not so much a New Year’s resolution as just wanting to do something I like to do. The last two days my beau and I have bundled ourselves up and walked. It’s especially cold, and windy. Today we walked to the Dishman Community Center so […]

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2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,700 times in 2010. That’s about 4 full 747s.   […]

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