Fail Faster

Due to a very energetic toddler and various other life happenings, this week’s regular post is a short one. Gordon over at Rune Soup (probably my favorite magic blog) posted this fantastic TED Talk about the benefits of trial and error—of failing faster, as Robert Kiyosaki put it. It’s something I plan on watching several […]

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The Cosmic Compost Heap Theory

To search for perfection is all very well, but to look for heaven is to live here in hell. —Sting, “Consider Me Gone” Half of the enormous compost pile in the community garden has been turned, and a good portion of it is ready for use—luscious, brown-black rotting matter, ripe for distribution. I can’t walk […]

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The east is bright with morning light, And darkness it is fled; And the merry horn wakes up the morn To leave his idle bed. Behold the skies with golden dyes Are glowing all around; The grass is green, and so are the treen, All laughing with the sound. The sun is glad to see […]

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Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands. —Seneca I do believe that I failed to fulfill this recommendation this past weekend. Let me explain.  Sunday, my wonderful husband gave me a “Get Out of Child Free” card, and I decided to spend it by engaging in some Ovate work.  One of […]

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On Stuff

This is my stuff, that’s your stuff, that’ll be his stuff over there. That’s all you need in life, a little place for your stuff. That’s all your house is: a place to keep your stuff. If you didn’t have so much stuff, you wouldn’t need a house. You could just walk around all the […]

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