Tag: mental-health

mistakes

It’s a little hard to see what’s going on in this picture. Well, what you’re seeing is a mistake. A repaired mistake. My repaired mistake. Sigh. The piece is a 2″ thick cherry top brace for a trestle table I have been building for…

tree medicine

Just ran across this article, which describes a statistically significant correlation between the presence (or absence) of trees and human health. In urban areas of the upper midwest most heavily affected by the Emerald Ash Borer—which has in the past 10 years killed over…

beginner’s mind

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities; in the expert’s mind there are few.”   –Shunryu Suzuki    The best lessons in life are often the most humbling ones. Here’s one of the best I ever got. I first ran into Buddhism in…