Category Archives: Month-End Reflections

Uncultured

This is #18 in a series of month-end reflections on the state of the world, and other things that come to mind, as I walk and hike in my local community.  image by Midjourney; not my prompt This body that I presume … Continue reading

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The Post-Game Show

This is #17 in a series of month-end reflections on the state of the world, and other things that come to mind, as I walk and hike in my local community.  both images in this post are by Midjourney; my own prompts … Continue reading

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Long Way Home

This is #15 in a series of month-end reflections on the state of the world, and other things that come to mind, as I walk and hike in my local community. The walk described below is largely imagined, but it … Continue reading

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Small Graces

This is #14 in a series of month-end reflections on the state of the world, and other things that come to mind, as I walk and hike in my local community. I am walking toward the city’s small sports stadium, … Continue reading

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Walking in the Dark

This post is about the most recent of the 2-3 hour ‘contemplative wanderings’ that I do near the end of each month. In the early hours of evening, at this time of year this far north, it’s already been dark … Continue reading

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Alternate Reality

As I wake up this morning, the view out the window (above) doesn’t look auspicious for thoughtful meandering outdoors. So I decide to do my regular month-end “reflective walk” on the treadmill in the apartment’s gym. There are now lots … Continue reading

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Chemical Soup

photo by guilhem vellut on flickr CC BY 2.0 I am on the ferry, on a visit to Bowen Island, where I used to live. I had forgotten how exciting it is for small kids to be on a “big … Continue reading

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Our ‘Pathetic’ Species

the Inlet Theatre in Port Moody, near my home; photo for Google Maps by Malvina This evening I’m walking to the theatre, and thinking about how the arts evoke certain emotions in us. It’s dark already, and now that rush … Continue reading

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This Body Takes Me for a Walk

another radical non-duality post, for no reason So I watch this apparent body as it rides down the elevator and takes ‘me’ for a 90-minute round-trip walk to the shores of Burrard Inlet, the closest reach of the Salish Sea … Continue reading

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Creatures at Play

In a foreign land There were creatures at play Running hand in hand Needing nowhere to stay Driven to the mountains high They were sunken in the cities deep Livin’ in my sleep. I feel like goin’ back Back where … Continue reading

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