Month: January 2014

What else can go right? My trick for not wallowing in despair

January 16, 2014 / 6 Comments

Complaining can be an art form, doncha think? I really appreciate a well-worded kvetch. But it can also be dangerous if you act like it’s your second job. Hippie Trish wants to tell you to KNOCK THAT SHIT OFF. I was thinking that this morning, as I read yet another excellent post from Ralph Marston,…

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Seasons of love … and writing

January 8, 2014 / 6 Comments

Birds and flowers of the four seasons, part of the paintings on room partitions in the abbot’s quarters (hōjō) of Jukō-in of Daitoku-ji, Kyoto, Japan. Ink on paper. This picture shows four of 16 panels on fusuma (sliding doors) in the in the ritual room. The paintings have been designated as National Treasure of Japan…

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