Daily Archives: February 9, 2014
Makes so much sense: temperature of the meal should be whatever it is, palette adjusting as necessary; fluctuating as what’s served cools and acclimates to prevailing ambient temperature systems; hot for a while….
“A monk asked Donghan: ‘How do you avoid the discomfort of hot and cold?’
The master said: ‘Go to that place where there is no hot and cold.’
‘Where is that?’ asked the monk.
‘When you are hot, be hot. When you are cold, be cold.'”
~ Zen Mondo
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This is another great quote whose meaning to me has evolved alongside the changes in my own perception of the world around me.
I share it with all of you as something to come back to from time to time, to see if its meaning to you has deepened with your own growth.
Great way to serve meals to myself
#NaNoWriMo Day 1
This is the start of a memoir that is being submitted as part of National Novel Writing Month. That it’s not fiction makes me, I’ve learned, a NaNo Rebel for they are asking for fiction in any genre. I care not since I’ve always been a bit of a rebel in my way. Fifty thousand words is required which is doubtless beyond me as life has a predictable way of flipping me upside down and inside out, especially when I need to concentrate most. Why? This memoir will explain all. Eventually! I can’t quite believe I’m opening myself up by posting my progress on this blog but I know it is what I need to get back to writing. Constructive criticism is positively welcomed. All such posts are drafts; with that in mind, read on…
My father has died. I think I did not greatly care for him but…
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