Why do we never get a piñata?

I was standing in line at the register of our local department store the other day. This shop sells everything from clothes to office supplies to… … well, as it turns out,...

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Your everyday Avatar

Did you  see the movie Avatar when it came out? The year was 2009. We wore 3D glasses. I remember the detail, the depth of field…the sheer lusciousness of the landscape. The...

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sky

A marvelously ordinary sky

I was going to write today about meditation and how great it is. But I changed my mind. Here’s why. Just now I was laying on my couch, staring out the window, and I looked up...

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Sheep tracks of the mind

Sheep aren’t known for their IQs. They’re so smart they follow each other to… well… they know not where. If you’ve ever been on the moorlands of Scotland, you’ll find sheep...

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Stop thinking we're so smart

We humans believe we’re so smart with our big, massive brains. We homo sapiens with our inventions and our philosophies and our politics. Our engines and our computers. Our...

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Super-bloom you

California's valleys are a riot of color right now. Three years of drought followed by snow and rain brought the desert to life in a "super-bloom" of flowers. Seeds that lay...

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