I just finished reading the Tao of Pooh and I enjoyed it very much. I know nothing of Taoism but through the book the basic principles were easily explained. Without acting like the ‘desiccated scholar’ and going point by point and referencing this and that I think I’d like to summarize the points I think […]
Today the wife went to get her hair done so it was just me and the boys. We went to Karate class first and while the oldest was in the dojo I took the youngest in the stroller on a walk through the lovely neighborhood. After that we went to Santa Ramen and only had […]
The way of thinking in the time of Murasaki Shikibu – The Tale of GenjiWe come from other lives on our way to other lives. This present life? A mere dream. Who we are in it, the roles we play, are not ours to shape but have been determined by circumstances in past lives going […]
Another very long spell without having written anything. It is a difficult thing to find the time when one has a young son that demands attention at every waking moment. But it is late now and my son is now in bed and I am afforded some quiet time and have a cold beer in […]
Just as I ask myself, “Why am I here” and “What is here.” I ask myself why I bother to write. I write because I am an archivist. I like to archive, to try to preserve this wonderful experience that I’m living. Every experience is infinitely valuable to me and I want to collect and keep them all.