Notes on a Buddhist path

My country, my home

April 1, 2012 By | 8 Comments

Coming to Canada was a labour of love and reclamation. Four years ago I settled here, a place that when we first met I knew was the home I had been looking for my whole life.

Cellular release

March 21, 2012 By | Leave a Comment

Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress.~ Mahatma Gandhi Last week I returned from my seven day silent meditation retreat. (More to come of that transcendent experience in my next blog post.) A few days after getting back to the city I gave up my cell phone.Yep, and I’m still breathing. Read all about it […]

Remembering Japan and cherry blossoms

March 6, 2012 By | Leave a Comment

Sunday will be the one year anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan. I have a new article at lifeasahuman.com that looks back at that event and honours the enduring strength of the Japanese people.

Humans being

January 30, 2012 By | 1 Comment

Last week I saw “Being in the World”, a thoughtful and affirming film of philosophers and masters of music, carpentry, sports, cooking and some mighty fine juggling. It really touched me. So, I wrote an article about it.

Multitasking, shmultitasking

January 19, 2012 By | Leave a Comment

My article exposing the dark underbelly of the multitasking cartel has just been published at LifeAsAHuman.com. Here’s a sneak peek of what you’ll discover.

Sitting on the ledge of morning

December 18, 2011 By | 2 Comments

When the cloak of night is barely pulling away from the body of the day, that is the time I most want to write. Living a Monday through Friday life that so many of us do in this modern world, I find it hard to carve out the time for me and what gives my […]

S’Wonderful…Life As a Human

November 16, 2011 By | Leave a Comment

One of my favourite online magazines is Life As a Human. Now I have the honour of being one of their guest authors. Yippee! Here’s a snippet: “The first time I saw this film my mouth dropped and I was gobsmacked. The sensation I felt as I watched the diving, swirling dance playing out before […]

Surrender

March 18, 2011 By | 6 Comments

The Wicked Witch of the West was so adamant in her demand that Dorothy surrender she wrote it in the sky for everyone in Oz to see. Sometimes I think I need that kind of public admonition to really get the two-by-four messages banging me between my eyebrows. For well on a month or so […]

The Flow

March 16, 2011 By | 13 Comments

My friend David asked me for the second, perhaps third time, to start writing a blog again. It’s been well on over a year since I last posted anything and I suppose I didn’t see the point in adding yet another virtual wall for the scribbles and stirrings and wanderings of an aging woman’s brain. […]

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