270. Chicken Toddlers

Today we checked out a possible nursery for Jay and were both quite taken aback.

It was just … too big. 72 children for six rooms, and the building not particularly inviting.

I know this is reality for many here, and probably worse in less rich parts of the world – if they even have such things as nurseries.… Read more

269. Reason

There must be a reason why we are living in these different dimensions, if it is true that it is so.

The best one I’ve heard so far is that we can’t experience ourselves as boundless and limitless and light and so on, our true natures if you will, if we don’t temporarily impose some limits on ourselves.… Read more

267. The Soul Opportunity

A long train-ride home gives you time to think about the essentials of life.

I had deliberately not planned work or even reading, although I did a little of the latter. But Jay behaved nicely and the other passengers behaved nicely, too, and the train was on time.

Still, it felt good to use large stretches of time, aside from talking with Char and holding Jay, to just look out the window and take stock.… Read more

263. The Chance

I didn’t do a month of blogging about my subject for my next live-talk about fascinating historical persons – namely ‘the real Robinson Crusoe’ a.k.a. Scottish 18th century sailor, Alex Selkirk.

And now I’m not going to do it. And least not in a streak.

Too many disruptions recently has made me rethink this one, but I am going to use one of the major disruptions positively, namely the loss of Big Photographer Client, for whom I work two days a week plus all the loose change.… Read more