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The River~

"Into the same river, we do and do not step."
Christina Sell shared this teaching in a workshop I attended a little while back. She was paraphrasing a well known quote by the Greek philosopher, Heraclitus, which is: "No man ever steps into the same river twice." They both mean the same thing, but like the above version best.  Anyway,  when Christina shared this teaching in class,  I thought I understood the teaching then.  In hindsight, however,  I really understood only the basic premise of the teaching which is:  things change and we change. Yes, this is the gist of that particular teaching, but it's not the heart of the lesson, at least not for me anyway.  
As I was driving Lila around town while she slept the other day, I was taking in my new and not so new surroundings.  And what I realized during my drive, is that Flagstaff has lost a little bit of it's charm for me.  Now, this sounds worse than I mean it to, so let me explain. What I mean is that befor…

Good Enough

I just read this great quote on Face Book and it couldn't have come at a better time...


"Done is better than good." (Liz Gilbert and her mom) And/Or "Don't let great be the enemy of good." (Unknown)
Just start and get it done!  I have been working on this blog post for nearly a week and have yet to finish it!  So here I am, sitting in the living room, tapping away on the keys while Lila sleeps.  So, where shall I begin?  Oh, that's right, anywhere will do.  Just begin and get it done and out there today!

So how are things?  How is life up North? And what's going on in general?  Well, let's see, Summer ended the day after the Fall Equinox. Not long after that, came the cooler temperatures and colored leaves, and the socks and shoes and the long sleeves. Fall here has been beautiful, and I have loved being able to feel and see the beauty of this season in all it's radiant glory.  

It's funny the details you are able to notice when you haven'…