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(observational notes of exquisitely ordinary moments) some adjustments I’ve had a painfully stiff neck on and off for about two years now. I first noticed it when my father was drawing the final few breaths of his life. I am a firm believer in trauma manifesting itself in our physical form but have been neglecting […]

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(observational notes of exquisitely ordinary moments) a new beginning today’s beginning was grumbling out of bed, quiet light and a cool morning. the vines in the valley near our house blanketed in low cloud. a new road there’s about four different ways I can do the final approach to my office on my bike and […]

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(observational notes of exquisitely ordinary moments)   something of a mystery the gulls at the ferry terminal flock to the port and starboard sides of the boat as we leave the terminal in the mornings. they glide up the boat, circle around and come again. my theory is that they’re slipstreaming, enjoying the thrill of […]

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(observational notes of exquisitely ordinary moments) something calculable? Happiness (t) = w0+ w1  γt−jCRj+ w2  γt−jEVj+ w3  γt−jRPEj Which all boils down to: Happiness equals reality minus expectations. + can happiness really be distilled down to a simple mathematical equation? lori gottlieb thinks so (I’m not sure I agree). + also on the subject: the geography of happiness […]

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(observational notes of exquisitely ordinary moments) something beautiful the morning light was wondrous to behold today something new I did a Pilates class for the first time in about six years this evening. 45 minutes of movement, each motion seemingly benign as an individual component. I know it will wreak havoc with parts of my […]

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