The End of 2020

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I usually start my year-end review around my birthday in November. I take a look at what I’ve accomplished and what I’m looking forward to in the coming year. This year I am particularly grateful that the pandemic has not caused me much difficulty. My work routine is basically undisturbed. Our finances have not suffered. My loved ones are safe. …

What’s possible when you let go?

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Recently I’ve been having a fascinating series of lessons in non-attachment. It began when Michael had a birthday with a zero, found some unexpected money, and started to dream. What if we could afford a little place in the country– a summer getaway? First he found a real estate listing that looked exactly right. We spoke to the agent and …

How to have a stress-filled concert

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I’ve written before about my inconstant relationship with responsibility– sometimes I resist it, other times I claim it all as my own then complain that I have too much. I recently had an experience that displays a vivid example of this tendency. Earlier this year we added a new member to the band– Mauro, a fine drummer. Our first meeting …