Pretty Cheerful

Some personal thoughts on universal themes

Some Random, Bouncing Ideas

A change of scenery can work magic.  My sister and I went to a concert the other night at an elegant concert hall and it was really fun.  I had been worried about going out of my small comfort zone, but it was totally worth it and all worked out well. Read the rest of this entry »


Back to the unknown complexity…

So, for the past two years or so I have been pretty obsessed with Buddhism and yoga and spirituality things of that nature.  It has been a rocky experience.  I constantly go back and forth in my mind about how I feel regarding new age philosophy. Read the rest of this entry »

Some Recent Thoughts

Today I enjoyed an afternoon of effortless peacefulness.  I guess peacefulness is, in its nature, an effortless feeling.  (My writing about peace is infused with ideas and terms from all of my many Buddhist books that I delve into haphazardly each week.)  I sat at a table outside in the shade of a Starbucks.  The day was warm and sunny with a slight breeze.  The clouds floated by in the sky grandly.  Being outside is quite nourishing. Read the rest of this entry »