1 Jul 2007

A Quick Observation on Music

Just a quick additional note: Just like books and films, I’ve been neglecting music over the last few years. There were times in my youth where I’d just sit down and listen to an entire album, start to finish, just listening. I think a lot of people lose this ability — or the time to do it, […]

1 Jul 2007

Day Three: Sneezing Gadfly

I slipped easily back into my usual Sunday routine this morning, only remembering that I was supposed to meditate when I was in the bath. What I was doing in the bath was reading, and there now follows a small digression about books: In the bath, I finished reading a Raymond Chandler novel that I’ve been reading […]

30 Jun 2007

Day Two: Fifteen minute solo

Yowser. That was difficult. My first difficulty was actually getting around to the meditation. I put it off quite a bit this morning, and it was more than an hour after I got up that I got around to it. Just before I was about to start, I wanted to find a countdown timer application on […]

29 Jun 2007

Day One

I went to the meditation class this evening, as planned. The meditation practice involved a fair bit of mantra-chanting, which probably isn’t my strongest suit (I have a hard enough time concentrating without worrying about being in key…) That being said, I learned one major thing: I’m tired. Really tired. In this class and the first […]

29 Jun 2007

The Beginning of the Journey

This is my commitment to meditation. I’m going to meditate every day for the next month. The end of July makes a good target, in fact, so it’ll be a bit more than a month. I’m also going to blog every day, where practical, both about my experiences of the meditation, and my experiences of my […]