Citizen-At-Large discusses the rules for being human.
I love being at home. It's not that anything remarkable happens there. It's that a succession of unremarkable moments, when truly inhabited, turn out to be quite beautiful. When I have time around my actions to feel the rhythm of the day unfolding, I also have time to observe the details of my life in … Continue reading Life’s little brown jobs
My vehicles have names. What's a vehicle? Anything with wheels, that I take to go on adventures. Car (Vivi, Mattie), bicycle (Genny, Francie, Gary)... Lawnmower? It's only since moving to my little two acres, with a big patch of cleared greenery to mow, and a Greenworks battery-powered mower to do it with, that I've started … Continue reading Me and Mrs. Jones
I've been failing at meditation for a solid twenty years. Alright. I suspect it isn't possible to 'fail' at meditation, but I have walked away, frustrated, over and over again. Conversely, of course, that means I have come back 'to the mat' over and over again. Something in me has persisted in believing that there … Continue reading How I’ve failed at meditation