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Sid’s Concrete framed and poured the footers for the foundations last week (Aug 18). Down pours intervened and required a sunny Sunday for drying out. Here are pictures of Sid’s work, which nicely outlines the foot prints of the two … Continue reading →
In a conversation with Chris Maya last year, I distinguished three main approaches to mindfulness: liberating: application of mindfulness within a genuine spiritual tradition leading to freedom from egoism, suffering, and distress (as in Buddha-Dhamma) therapeutic: application of mindfulness to … Continue reading →
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The serious work has begun. Bill was here with his digger to dig out space for the foundations and ‘frost walls’ beneath outer walls. There’s now a big hole in the ground for the Guest House and a smaller one … Continue reading →
From dreaming and planning, through fund raising and preparations, we now move into actual construction (though on-going fund raising is still needed, and preparations for later stages continues). Yesterday, Ross the main contractor, and Sid, the foundations contractor, were out … Continue reading →
The lines below are explicitly about politics, yet make a vital point touching on many areas of life in which we “cannot imagine” reality — think catastrophic climate change or how badly racism lurks within our society — because of … Continue reading →