The Bare Bones of the Matter

The Bare Bones of the Matter

There’s nothing like accomplishing something difficult for whipping up honest self-esteem. Treating kid’s art like an original Jackson Pollock? Oohing and aah-ing and all that nonsense? Kids know very well when they work hard. Having a parent fall all over their simpler achievements leads to suspicion of authority. (Maybe that’s not a terrible thing, but […]

Reality bites

Reality bites

I wake up this morning depressed. Blue. Deflated. Unmotivated. I take my own advice. I’m gentle with myself. I’m oversensitive. An observation, not a judgement. A friend invites me to go have breakfast in the city at a restaurant I like. Normally I love breakfast out. I politely decline. My depression drives this decision. I […]

Busy, Busy, Busy

Busy, Busy, Busy

RE: Friday night Flow. Don’t condemn those who avoid yoga. The very thought of being trapped in a room wearing little more than underwear is disturbing to some folks. I’ve seen bright minds of my generation attempt yoga in socks. Sock-yogis remind me of my rustic friends who hate the internet because dial-up is agonizingly slow. When I […]