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.
chase after the illusory happiness of sense pleasures, but unless we
start paying attention to the drawbacks, we’re just living in the
forward momentum of craving without ever coming to a place of
completion, of contentment, of real peace.
—Joseph Goldstein, “Peeling Away the Promise of Desire”