A couple of weeks ago, Amanda Palmer released a half an hour documentary called “Bride Tripping” on her Patreon page. Most of it is based on the footage taken with a hand held camera on a road trip in 1999.
About 7 and a half minutes into the movie, Continue reading “About Ideal Jobs and Tripping There”
At the beginning of my current sabbatical I wrote that I would ride trains to some of my destinations. I did.
When I went to the Grand Canyon several weeks ago, for the last leg of my journey, I took a Grand Canyon Railway train from Williams, AZ to Grand Canyon Village. Continue reading “Train Robbery, Rainbows, Unicorns, and Flying Object Sightings”
One of my favorite parts of yoga teacher training is finding gems in the treasure trove of assigned reading. Like this, presented abridged, section from the “Buddha Brain” by Rick Hanson: Continue reading “Fundamental Strategies”
From the perspective of the source, the world is a majestic harmony of forms pouring into being, exploding, and dissolving. But what the swiftly passing creatures experience is a terrible cacophony of battle cries and pain.
-Joseph Campbell. “The Hero with a Thousand Faces”
Continue reading “On a Paradox of Dual Focus”
I’ve started reading “The Hero with a Thousand Faces” by Joseph Campbell. Not sure I’d be able to finish it any time soon: while interesting, it’s pretty thick and the language is sentimentally antiquated.
In any case, I got through the first chapter in the prologue and was amused by this side note, Continue reading “Trite and Incorrect Interpretation”