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The art of mindfulness

I was at sailing camp on the West River of the Chesapeake Bay almost a decade ago and he was the more experienced of the instructors. He was a short but large man with thick leathery skin and hard blue … Continue reading

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Then the absolutely predictable happened.

When I was in college, I had this very good friend who is generally pretty awkward, though in a wonderfully sincere and good natured way, and who occasionally did profoundly bizarre things. The craziest involved a can of beef stew … Continue reading

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