Remember, my dear Govinda, the world of appearances is transitory, the style of our clothes and hair is extremely transitory. Our hair and our bodies themselves transitory. Siddhartha, by Herman Hesse.
The natural desire of good men is knowledge. Leonardo DaVinci.
When you were a wandering desire in the mist, I too was there, a wandering desire. Then we sought one another, and out of our eagerness, dreams were born. And dreams were timeless, and dreams were infinite space without measure. The Forerunner, by Kahlil Gibran
Human history is one long identity crisis. Science and other realms of culture keep expanding the range of possible answers to the mind-body problem. Inventions as diverse as meditation, Islam, capitalism, Marxism, eugenics, stream-of-consciousness fiction, psychoanalysis, quantum mechanics, computers, genetic tests, MRIs, queer theory, civil-rights legislation, brain implants and LSD have given us new ways …
Hey, FADED daffodil, FLOATING DOWN THE RIVER TO TIENOUAN! IF YOU SEE THERE A YOUNG GIRL DREAMING, UNDER A CINNAMON TREE which HAS BLOSSOMED TWICE SINCE WE EMBRACED, TELL HER I SMELL A FRESH CARNATION, TO REMEMBER HER PERFUME. Wan Tsu, From The Jade Flute, Chinese Poems in Prose.
New annual tradition begins. A dip in the freezing waters of the creek.
My series entitled ‘Behind the Metal Dash’ continues with this article about adding two more gauges to the metal dash. Mike’s Article DEC 2019 Issue And here is my article about the annual Wintergreen event: Mike’s article about Wintergreen 2019 Have you been thinking about painting your Land Rover? I know I have. Here’s …
This article starts my series called “Behind the Metal Dash,” where I’ll be discussing everything from warning lights to gauges, switches to cables, Nov 2019 Article Link