Sunday, March 5, 2017

Observations: March, 2017

A few observations for March....
  • Giving without thinking about personal gain ends up bringing personal gain.
  • I've meditated for over 60 days straight, and the only way this is possible in my life is to lock doors and/or wake up at 5 a.m.
  • I've meditated for over 60 days straight, and I'm just now over the angry-all-the-time stage.
  • Repetition, for all its simplicity, is probably the fastest way to brainwash large numbers of people.
  • People will only hear what they want to hear, until they see.
  • Distracting people is not difficult in the digital age. (This is what's happening while we're distracted by Twitter:
  • Mobility is a blessing and a curse.
  • Magic is everywhere, but it can be condensed in story.
  • Transparency is both a blessing and a curse.
  • I cannot make myself enjoy drinking any beverage that contains bubbles.
  • Espresso, as a general rule, is far less potent than drip coffee.
  • If all adjuncts quit, the system would have to change (more of a speculation than observation).
  • Making space means creating opportunity.
  • Minds can change.
Also, a new story about coffee addiction, coffee pretension, and public speaking at The Saturday Evening Post, my favorite publication to work with.

Prompt: Pick a pic and write for 20 minutes:

xo Jen


  1. I don't think I've ever read such a suspenseful story about waiting for coffee.

  2. Thanks so much for reading. My lack of coffee one day was, admittedly, a catalyst for this story. :)


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