A personal blog by a graying (mostly Anglo with light African-American roots) gay leftist leaning liberal progressive fit married college-educated former Baha'i NPR-listening Professor Emeritus now following the Dharma from California to Minas Gerais, Brasil.
Off the cushion, hours can pass as we
sit rapt by movies, cat videos, Angry Birds, and the Kardashians. Every
once in a while, these lazy afternoons happen to the best of us. But by
bringing together concentration and mindfulness, we’re less likely to
indulge in such passive activities and more likely to remain alert when
taking part in active ones.