Knock Myself Out

Yesterday, I got on my bike to do a 15k training ride I’ve been doing 3 times a week for the past two weeks. One moment, I was clipping my right foot into the pedal and the next, I was lying on my back surrounded by EMTs, car mechanics and antique dealers from the shops nearby.

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Wisdom Kthxbai

A devil on my shoulder suggested I put up a picture of dryer lint for today’s post about Lent. Instead I give you a lovely shot of my own personal crack.

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Happy Holidays!

Thanks to everyone for all your love and support this year – I really needed it! I wish you all a happy holidays and best wishes for the new year.

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There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and it will be lost. The world will not have it. It is not your business to determine how good it is nor how valuable nor how it compares with other expressions. It is your business to keep it yours clearly and directly, to keep the channel open. You do not even have to believe in yourself or your work. You have to keep yourself open and aware to the urges that motivate you. Keep the channel open. … No artist is pleased. [There is] no satisfaction whatever at any time. There is only a queer divine dissatisfaction, a blessed unrest that keeps us marching and makes us more alive than the others.

Martha Graham