I do this for my up town politicians, those that walked into the kitchen and found a pot to piss in… For as long as I can, I will cover a host of words and concepts that hold incredible power, yet avade ordinary convention. For starters…….the basics….. The word, “term” or “terms”….pretty common, everyday concept…e.g. what are the terms of the deal… On walk about, through the forest, we cross paths with a stick, a fallen sycamore branch….we pick up the stick. We see, we experience the stick, all at once….no part of the stick is seen above or beyond the whole. We simply see the stick…. Yet there’s much more going on and to be had, than meets the eye….the stick has terms…all matter has terms that distinguish its order from another extension’s order. (Extension is another word we will get into). The […]

“Yet I marvel at how this great wealth has come to dwell in this poverty.”   Our opportunity to REALIZE can vanish in a split second…..like a horse or comet galloping at nearly the speed of light….We can miss the train entirely, if we aren’t mindful at the station of LIFE……..   I’ve had the incredible privilege of experiencing Alaska’s wild frontier and its many lessons. Yet, one lesson, one experience stands out above the rest……..it has nothing to do with bears or hunting or fishing……or testing oneself against the grain of Mother Nature…….this lesson has nothing whatsoever to do with me…..and everything to do with…….US……..You and I.   One Summer, during our log cabin days, roughly 10 years ago – my wife and I had our driveway paved with asphalt. Not having much of a clue, I fell prey to a seasonal “scam” […]