Monthly Archives: July 2010

Working, eating, enjoying

We picked up wood for trimming the windows and corners of the cabin yesterday. I began trimming some of the front windows today. A cool, cloudy day — with a spot or two of rain — made working outside pleasant, … Continue reading

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Retreat audio

Friends from Santa Fe Vipassana Sangha have kindly posted the talks and guided meditations from the retreat I lead there in June. You can access these MP3 audio files from Many thanks to Dave, Joan, and others in Santa … Continue reading

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Soffit times

We’re putting in the soffits now, with help from Carlo and Peter this weekend, and Austin a few days ago. Interesting stuff. Takes some measuring & figuring, and weird arm angles on top of ladders. That part goes slow. Then … Continue reading

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The founders had some wisdom

Thomas Jefferson: “May (July 4) be to the world, what I believe it will be — to some parts sooner, to others later, but finally to all — the signal of arousing men to burst the chains under which monkish … Continue reading

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