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THE VAST, IMMORTAL SEA

Yesterday, in spite of intermittent rain, I was able to make a trip to the Pacific coast.  Just above the pounding waves at a coastal town called Depoe Bay, there was a standing stone monument inset with two brass plaques.   317 more words

The Tao of McDonald's

Earlier today I realized after my morning coffee that I had forgotten my wife’s papers at the office last night, as well as a bag of gifts that one of my patients had given to me to give to my 3yo daughter. 1,268 more words

Taoism

Green Tea, Red Pill

Six a.m. I start my morning tea ritual, and as the well rehearsed movements begin the conscious mind is uncoupled, and decides to go off on a quick jaunt. 490 more words

Tea

The Mind Machine: DAO Review

Colin Hambrook, Disability Arts Online editor, has written a wonderful review of The Mind Machine. Great mention is made of Yvonne Mabs Francis, describing seeing her work again for the first time since the 1990s as a ‘personal pilgrimage’. 11 more words

Mental Health

Top 12 Tips to Help Plan Your Trip to Sapa

Planning a trip to Sapa and wondering what you should pack or what tour company to go with? Here are my recommendations and tips for having an unforgettable journey through the misty mountains. 1,183 more words

Travel

益谦 - Make Humility Abundant

曲则全,枉则直, – Crippled becomes whole, Crooked becomes straight,

洼则盈,弊则新, – Hollow becomes full, Worn becomes new,

少则多,多则惑, – Little becomes more, Much becomes delusion,

是以圣人抱一为天下式。 – Therefore Sages cling to the One, And take care of this world. 65 more words

Dao

The Watercourse Way

We forgot the story, what should not be told. As dead men grow old, before the rust, we were young. The affairs of innocence meeting a sleeping giant, as we try to speak a language that does not grow. 25 more words