Daily Archives: September 12th, 2013

Life at Lake of the Springs

***** When I first arrived here everything looked vaguely familiar. Ten years ago we lived in Sonoma County, and, other than the lack of vineyards and million dollar houses, this area looks the same: lots of Oak and Manzanita trees on gently sloping hills with huge boulders poking up through the earth. Here and there …

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Plans? Why Bother?

“Nothing ever turns out the way you planned. Ever.” This is a quote from one of my favorite meditation teachers, Pema Chodron. Sometimes she says things that really irritate me. But she’s right. I’ve recently realized that no matter how carefully I plan something, no matter how detailed I make my dreams, and no matter …

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