Flying Visits

impermanence

Winter is slowly turning into spring. Whales are breaching and spurting their way up the coast.  Onlookers are rejoicing.  Seagulls are happy that onlookers have snacks. In the forest, male magpie song fills the air all through the night.  It’s breeding season.  At ground level, kangaroo families are also expanding.   Young kangaroos stay close toRead More

Fleeting

brief reminder

This morning I stopped swimming in order to de-fog my goggles.  As I kept myself afloat, I looked towards the horizon and contemplated the ephemeral nature of life. It is like a bubble on the surface of the ocean.  Or a rainbow.  Or a reflection of the moon in a lake. We think we have manyRead More

A Timely Thought

A Timely Thought

‘Time flies‘, we say. What is Time? We use this word to create order within the endless cycles of light and dark, growth and decay, accumulation and dissolution.  To create order within the cycles of life.  We quantify it.  Marking it into measured moments.  Then we develop elaborate gadgets to display these ever-changing measurements.  We solidifyRead More