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A little improv quilting to share....

My youngest daughter has requested a sleeping bag insert, so I aim to please.  A few fabrics arrived in the post yesterday, so last night I ironed them, pulling some scraps from my solids container.  478 more words


The practice of aimlessness

In the spring of 1998, at a meditative retreat in Burlington, Vermont, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh offered some basic instructions for seated meditation. “Just sit there,” he said. 881 more words


Rise from the ashes of your lungs to see the stars shining through your eyes. They tell stories of the past lives never lived, yet forgotten by us. 122 more words


You do not have to look for God

“There is a Buddhist teaching that might seem strange to you. This is the teaching of aimlessness (apranihita in Sanskrit). Aimlessness means not setting an object or goal in front of you and running after it. 99 more words

The Teachings Of Buddha

Tangents, New Research, and Me


Was moving in a certain direction, then tangents, distractions, and diversions…

Almost every school report card ever written about me used the phrase ‘easily distracted’, in a rather negative way. 456 more words

Aimless Rant

Lookout point 

The drudgery of day-to-day chores and freelance work commitments got to me a little in the week that was.

As a result, I didn’t quite feel like blogging as much although I did have plenty to say. 427 more words


and why am I in this handbasket?

I’m applying to a bunch of random work-stay type jobs in random places, but if none of them pan out, it’s probably about time to start thinking about winding up this particular vagabond session. 194 more words