Category Archives: Mindfulness

Forbearance wtf?

July 5th 2017 Of the many things I saw around Bristol RI for the 4th of July Parade yesterday, I was also struck by the stillness and radiation of calm exuded by the Falun Dafa people. According to their display, their … Continue reading

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Stress Reduction Song

For what it’s worth: http://themindunleashed.com/2016/12/neuroscientists-discover-song-reduces-anxiety-65-percent-listen.html Here is the song: Marconi Union – Weightless (Official Video) [8:08]:   ∫

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Snow Day News – Extra Extra

Tuesday, March 14th 2017 During this wet and windy snow-day blizzard, among other things: Gavin got a new sweatshirt; Boys went out to play; The cat hid; And DaddyLove  “organized”  the fridge: 2017-03-14 CLEANING OUT THE FRIDGE [44 seconds]: ♥

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At Rise: UGH

Thurs. Feb. 23rd 2017   At Rise:  The O’s are pulled over in the car polishing off some emergency road-side sandwiches. BOY:  UUUU-GH!!  Can’t we get back on the ROAD already!??! MOM:  Oh?  You mean, ‘Thanks for the great lunch … Continue reading

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A Walk Around the Lake by Olivia

February 22nd 2017 While in Plymouth with family over break my 12 y/o niece Olivia was teaching herself one of my favorite hobbies;  VIDEO EDITING! After a couple random whimsical productions, she sent me this touching piece about walking her … Continue reading

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Tell Me About…

January 1st 2017 This morning I explained to my son that although there’s nothing wrong with him playing a lot of Minecraft, video games are designed to provide a hit of dopamine in your brain at regular intervals, which easily … Continue reading

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Perfection

December 2016 Moving forward imperfectly (my favorite way, because there is no other way), this bulldog is the personification of indomitable spirit. That his struggles don’t even bother him makes him a perfect clown. Fat Bulldog Trying to Get on … Continue reading

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