Category: Meditation

Post # 3101: Small tasks in awakening

I sorted my thread spools this morning and threw out the near-empty ones, arranging the remainder by colour in the spool rack. It was a very satisfying small project, particularly because I look at them all the time; they sit right beside my computer… Continue Reading “Post # 3101: Small tasks in awakening”

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Post #3094: Things in perspective

A co-worker died last Wednesday in a work-related car accident. It was one of those freak accidents in which the thing most at fault was the icy roads and bad timing. But somehow, that makes it worse – a reminder that life can conclude… Continue Reading “Post #3094: Things in perspective”

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Post #3090: In which I catch my breath

Last weekend I finished a new top, pictured above. It’s the Cashmerette Webster top/dress – which I made a muslin of back in early December to see if I would like it better as a dress or a top. Top won – and I… Continue Reading “Post #3090: In which I catch my breath”

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Post #3086: View from the zendo

This was the view from out front of my East Vancouver zendo last night, just before dark and the storm rolled in. It’s not exactly a picture of meditative peace, but it’s a neighbourhood we all recognize: hurried and sometimes ugly, captivating, ripe, and… Continue Reading “Post #3086: View from the zendo”

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Post #3085: Now, with bowing

I’ve returned to the meditation bench since the new year. Not that I wasn’t sitting before, but for the last three months or so – it’s been erratic. This timed with the fact that I spent November and December in and out of a… Continue Reading “Post #3085: Now, with bowing”

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