Archive for the ‘Paying Attention’ Category

Looking for Love?

There’s a saying that prostitutes (often having hearts of gold) look for love in all the wrong places. That might be true, but if it’s true of the women who work in the “oldest profession in the world,” it’s also true of many others. Social Media has brought this to light big time.  What’s coming […]

otavalo

I’m in Otavalo, Ecuador, a city surrounded by three volcanoes; it’s a vibrant city, with a 70% indigenous population, and I want to add, it’s quite a sophisticated small city.   On Saturday people come from many different countries for the market; it’s quite a happening. Many people come to import large quantities of scarves, […]

about coffee grounds

Whenever I see the word coffee, I click and read. This time it was at: sprudge.com/10-ways-use-leftover-coffee-grounds.html The write up: “10 Cute Animals Show You How To Recycle Leftover Coffee Grounds JULY 21, 2014 BY ANNA BRONES A daily morning coffee routine means one thing: daily leftover coffee grounds. Most of the time, they just get […]

“we all bruise too easily”

After reading this I thought you might want to also, so I copied and pasted and here it is. By Mark Gilbert consciousbridge.com “There’s an old line in the Simon and Garfunkel song that goes β€œI bruise you, you bruise me, we all bruise too easily”. How true! Of course we’re not talking about physical […]

walking, always walking πŸ‘žπŸ‘’πŸ‘ πŸ‘ŸπŸ‘‘

Today I decided to walk back from Cale de Queso which is located on Baltazara de Calderon 3 – 76 y Gran Colombia where I bought a few of their delicious rolls and some cookies. It’s not easy to leave with just that skimpy bag, when (see below) scream to be bought . . . […]

the untethered soul

Have you read this book? You might want to.  

that gut feeling

I’ve been in Cuenca, Ecuador a while, and I can say that it’s a nice lifestyle. The city is alive with culture, there are festivals of all kinds, music, restaurants, new foods to taste, inexpensive, sometimes hair-raising, bus rides to north, south, east, west, people eager to meet people, there’s a lot of support, a […]

it’s that word trust again

I just deleted a post I wasn’t sure about. That word delete makes me think of other ways we delete events in our lives. It can happen when we have a thought that manages to take over, and soon we’re second-guessing what was once a solid plan. For instance, I like reading travel essays, travel […]

comings and goings in ecuador

In the nine months I’ve lived in Cuenca, I’ve heard stories about expats trying to decide whether to stay or leave, and at Stateside stories of people trying to decide whether to move here, or elsewhere in the world. It seems more than a few people base their decisions on other people’s experiences; they think […]

paul selig

I watched an interview – Bob Olson of www.afterlifetv.com interviewed Paul Selig, teacher, playwriter, and writer of three books that were channeled. Watching and listening was immensely interesting and informative, and I wouldn’t have wanted to miss this one. ******* ******* ******* ******* ******* ******* ******* @JamesVanPraagh: There is no need for judgment. Judgment comes […]

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