Tag Archives: Mindfulness

the rag trade, fabscrap

the rag trade,  fabscrap “The Rag Trade,” there’s a nostalgic feeling that comes with that term, stereotypes in abundance. Men wheeling racks of garments, wrapped in plastic, down the street, in the garment district in this, my city.  Leggy models strutting down the same streets for fittings. Dealers of everything from zippers to lace, perhaps […]


cautiously optmistic

cautiously optimistic what i’ve found: brooklinen gaija quoting Women protest for the right to enter a temple, January 1, in Kerala State, India. “Cautiously optimistic,” sounds like the prognosis for the development of a disease, but in this case I’m cautiously optimistic about 2019. Like many of us, I’ve felt kind of “sick” these past […]


slow everything movement

“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.”  Lao Tzu Have you noticed that there seems to be a slow everything movement? There is slow food, slow fashion, slow-brewed, slow design, slow living, and yes, even slow sex. In some ways I think all of this is meditation’s fault, and I’m all for it. It’s […]