January 31, 2005

Let life happen



Let life happen to you. Believe me: life is in the right, always.

Rainer Marie Rilke

Posted at 09:10 AM

January 30, 2005

Buddhist Barbie

In the 5th century B.C. an Indian philosopher Gautama teaches "All is emptiness" and "There is no self." In the 20th century A.D. Barbie agrees, but wonders how a man with such a belly could pose, smiling, and without a shirt.
- Denise Duhamel

Smile - Denise Duhamel
Denise Duhamel page at poets.org

Posted at 09:47 AM

January 25, 2005

Et Vous

The insouciance of a craven marionette breaking into a party of irascible lotus-eaters with three bottles of Tignanello Antinori

Posted at 10:21 PM

Squeaky Shoe Solutions

Home shoe repair: how to fix squeaky shoes

The web is a nice place!

Posted at 03:12 PM

January 14, 2005

Gladwell Archive

gladwell dot com / Article Archive

Posted at 10:13 AM

Philosophical SuperPower

Philosophical Powers

Posted at 09:54 AM

January 13, 2005

Pigs et al

Amazon.com: Books: Never Wrestle with a Pig and Ninety Other Ideas to Build Your Business and Career

I read this last year but didn't include it in the list. Quick, breezy read.

Posted at 12:52 PM

Living Resume

Amazon.com: Books: Living History

As part of my resolution to read 24 books this year, I've finished this book. It read more like a resume than a useful book. Every person no matter how remotely connected was introduced as a good friend. Every foreign dignitary was mentioned by name.

The Monica Lewinsky portion was very guarded. The best section of the entire book was her run for Senate. She truly enjoyed the whole experience and it shows in the book.

Posted at 12:50 PM

January 12, 2005

mindless?

If you want to understand Zen easily, just be mindless, wherever you are, twenty-four hours a day, until you spontaneously merge with the way. This is what an ancient worthy called "the mind not touching things, the steps not placed anywhere"

Ying-An

Posted at 09:48 AM

January 10, 2005

Awareness

Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
- Carl Jung
Posted at 08:57 AM

January 06, 2005

More Zen Quotes

How do you think of not-thinking? Nonthinking. This is the heart of zazen
-Dogen
Posted at 02:25 PM
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