Monthly Archives: March 2013

When is a Book a Friend?

¬†Multiple times, I have tried to prune the number of books in my house. Each time it is done with reluctance but a clear resolution to at least let them find new homes. Why is it so difficult? Because many … Continue reading

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When is Doing (whatever), More?

When is whatever you are doing, more than the task at hand? Almost always. As humans, we have the ability to plan and anticipate. At what point does this ability to do one thing and think about something else, interrupt … Continue reading

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The Power of Words, Song and Sound

Eli Kazan refers to “the unnoticed poetry that’s all around us” (see page 149 in Finding The Tiger). I translated this into “looking for the poetry that’s all around us” and started to apply it to daily walks with the … Continue reading

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How Do You Read a Book?

https://suemclaren24.wordpress.com/2013/01/31/60/ How do you read a book? Do you start at the beginning and work your way through it? Or do you have some other technique? I scan a book, flipping through pages, looking for words or phrases or photographs … Continue reading

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Animal Totems

ANIMAL TOTEMS An animal totem represents your personal connection to a particular animal and its characteristics. Animal totems can change, without loss of previous influences.¬† During my lifetime so far, the horse has represented strength, hard work, willingness to “toe … Continue reading

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