Re-learning to Drive – America 20.15

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Driving becomes easy with familiarity. Driving becomes easy with familiarity. It can be so easy we sometimes end up somewhere we did not mean to go because we get distracted and go into auto-pilot. “Wait, what? I was going to their new apartment!!”. Knowing How to Drive and Driving Well Are Not the Same As an American in Thailand I had to learn to drive on the opposite side of the road. I also had to learn some Yin/Yang flow and let go of specific boundaries. I’m kind of flexible so I actually …

Punk-Eek Poulsbo and Milwee

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I lived in Poulsbo, Washington.  It was a very special hiding place for a short while.  Leaving the Marine Corps, reconnecting with childhood summers in Washington and trying to sort out the questions, much less the answers, of life. Washington’s soft rain and rich beauty keep life possible in what otherwise would be a depression mill of dark and damp.  It is where I moved from existential cynicism, to a brief effort at New Age fancifulism, to Christian paradoxism. It is where I had a punctuated equilibrium experience. Punk-Eek! Eldredge …