It's never easy to get started. That's because going from zero to one requires a start, a spark. It's harder to start a spark than continue a fire, but as long as we can start the spark then we can burn the world. Another thing that gets in the way: too much magnesium, too much … Continue reading On hard starts
It’s hard to show up and write when it’s all been written. Sometimes you feel like it’s all been done. No matter. Say it anyway. Someone out there needs to hear it from you. Even though it’s all so simple, it must be said. Everything becomes a note-to-self for the real expert. No matter. Say … Continue reading I used to be quiet, now I talk too much
The fan overhead, lowest setting. The natural wood walls. The open dirty windows. Crisp morning, central Oregon. Hundreds of families were here before us, thousands after. We acknowledge the universe, a sincere bow in how we spend our days together. Nothing to strive for, everything complete, except the exploring.
A big problem: You're not pushing the boundaries of what you could do. That doesn't mean clawing your way to the top, it means exploring for the sake of exploring. "Why does the batter run to first? Because he must." It's the game. It's the nature of things to evolve, so evolve. It requires something … Continue reading No walking allowed.
We get into thinking that we will stay at this level forever, or at least a long time. The fact is, we are more than ready to 'level up.' And here's the cool part: we can skip levels (like Mario).The more focus we put into this level, the more levels we can skip in the … Continue reading Mario’s tornado flute