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Hey Tom. I'm poking around, and realized there is this private activity thing here that I missed. If you're still interested in trying to self publish something, I can answer a few questions. How ya doing, anyway? It's hot, hot summertime here and global warming has people over 100 degrees now with bad storms.
This is the sorry state of my back garden, after the severe storm last week. Alas, this huge beautiful oak tree in my yard withstood every gale the Great Lakes could throw at it, only to have the tre… (View Post)
(Quote) Mystics (and Rumi was certainly a Sufi mystic first and foremost) believe there is a hidden, transcendent, or alternate reality that we as human beings are unaware of or cut off from, and tha… (View Post)
Once the tree cutters started chopping up the behemoth that fell in my back yard, I realized my old lilac was underneath it also. Well, it needed a good trim anyway and these lilacs aren't delicate, … (View Post)
"Yes, a student can be his or her own teacher. But it takes a special student, and a special teacher." Terry Pratchett. I've been fortunate to have some good teachers in my life, and long s… (View Post)
"If the Buddha really taught that there is no eternal soul (atta) then Buddhism is an absurd nihilistic religion." I'm sorry, @LOTUS69 but I can't let that pass. You don't need an eternal u… (View Post)