Tao and words
The purpose of words is to convey ideas. When the ideas are grasped, the words are forgotten.
Where can I find a man who has forgotten words? He is the one I would like to talk to.
The Way of Chuang Tzu
The banner photoLooking north: Chesterman Beach, Tofino, BC. See Storm watching.
TagsAitken alphabet Apple architecture art bit.ly bitly Bodhidharma Calepino crowdsourced fountain pens frog Griffin & Sabine iMandalArt iPad Japanese garden Jobs koan meditation Moleskine moment notebooks now ocean Pacific paper photography poetry pond present science storm stylus Tao Tarrant technology Tofino typography URL shortener water weather web wedding words Zen
Travel and wisdom
It is experience that is the ultimate teacher. That is why wise people travel constantly and test themselves against the flux of circumstance.
A Random Quote/Thought
"How can a blind man be a lookout?"
"How can an idiot be a policeman?!!"
Tag Archives: Japanese garden
This photo and the following bulleted paragraph are from my About page, which deconstructs the title of this blog, in this case the middle word “garden”: ● “…garden…” The dry landscape garden (kare-sansui) at Ryoan-ji temple in Kyoto is the … Continue reading
[This was originally posted on September 16, 2011, but had to be completely and imperfectly re-written following the crash of a MySQL server at my Web hosting service.] The allusion in the title of this post is pretty simple. But … Continue reading
That’s our cat Molly. Although she has the up-raised visage of a Madonna or an about-to-be-martyred saint in some 14th century painting, there is nothing angelic or beatific or holy about her. Like all cats, her outlook and bearing accord … Continue reading