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growth

Breaking the Tether of Technology – Backpacking the Lost Coast in California

I just spent 5 days backpacking by myself in what is referred to as “The Lost Coast” of California. It’s a very rugged and beautiful section of coastline where Hwy 1 diverges from the coast. You get in there on an unmarked nicely rutted road. Once in about 6 miles, you can camp there or […]

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life poems & stories

The Wish to Be Generous – Wendell Berry

I ran across this poem and somehow it touches something deeper in me, something about making peace with all that is. Not being at odds with reality. Being perfectly content in moving forward in life, and even in death. Wendell Berry is perhaps one of my favorite humans on this planet, even though we’ve never […]

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spirituality

Walking the Edge of Reality

I woke this morning at 5:47am. After being up after my Tuesday night poker game until midnight, that was a little early for me to be getting up. As I started my day, I noticed that I was feeling unsettled, like a low-level anxiety buzz in my system. There isn’t anything specific that has me […]