Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2014’

What Do Steve, Arianna, Millie and Karen Have in Common?

Common element in Steve Jobs, Arianna Huffington, Millie Grenough, Karen Gomez: a) creativity b) crazy-busy schedules c) meditation practice d) all the above If you answered d, you got it right. Steve? Here’s what he told his biographer Walter Isaacson: If you just sit and observe, you will see how restless your mind is. If you try to calm it, …

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The Most Beautiful Outhouse Ever

Well, it’s over. August is gone. Back at the usual. Savoring tangible souvenirs of my two weeks in the backcountry of Maine: multiple multi-color bruises on legs and hips from tumbles into the raging Wassataquoik Stream north of Katahdin, scratches on my arms from Saddle Ridge boulders on our darkened 8 p.m. descent, a few pounds lighter in my body. …

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