Unbending Intent Leads to Freedom

“Two basic qualities of warriors: sustained effort and unbending intent.” (page 194, The Fire From Within by Carlos Castaneda) My intent is to study the works of Carlos Castaneda and live the principles to the best of my ability. The goal of the warrior is freedom. Although that word “freedom” seems a bit vague. What Read More …

Nanowrimo

It’s National Novel Writing Month again!  And as this cartoon shows, “This is hard, ok?” It is difficult to write a novel.  The purpose of NaNoWriMo is to give support to anyone who wants to write a novel.  This month of November, known as NaNoWriMo, we will challenge ourselves to write 50,000 words toward a Read More …

Lucy

This morning, opening day, I went to see “Lucy,” starring Scarlett Johansson.  She starts out kind of dumb, and then, due to an accident of fate, she gets really, really smart, capable of accessing 100% of her brain.  The main character is named Lucy.  The name is not random; it harkens back to the first Read More …