I once heard a speaker tell a story of how someone had commented that the speaker’s possessions weren’t nice enough to impress them. His response to the audience was “Give people permission to have their own dreams.” This post is about MY dreams, which, apparently, some people don’t find impressive enough.
“Bored now!” ~ Benedict Cumberbatch in “Sherlock I was sitting in my favorite chair, in my favorite room, with my favorite person. I had an inkling that neither of us was happy. I glanced furtively over my shoulder to see what was happening with my wife. She was glancing at me. “Bored?,” I asked. “Oh, … Read moreNo Green Bananas
I admit that I’m prone to obsessions. There’s the time I discovered that my garden could grow beautiful radicchio and every salad at every meal and potluck had prominent red and white chunks throughout. Then I learned how to make hummus. Garbanzos, fava beans, black beans, flavored, plain. Lots of hummus. Then it was sprouts. … Read moreBarefoot Compromise
So, the first key is to start slowly, incrementally and avoid over-exuberance, avoid being driven by your ego. Think orchard growing, not fast food. Think lifetime of development and growth. Think joy. ~ Barefoot Ted It’s been well over 45 years since I first tried cross-country running in high school. It was an inglorious experiment … Read moreRunning again