Another lucky find from our trip to fake Holland. Since we got there after quite a rain storm, there were a few tulips that were disheveled or not quite perfect like all the others. I liked this one as soon as I spotted it – it looks like the pink tulip up front is protecting the littler one behind it. I’m also a big fan of the pink tulips.
Another thing I’m a big fan of? Meditation. I started meditating about a year ago – every morning for 20 minutes. It’s supposed to be a good practice to keep calm during the day. Or at least calmER. I also read it’s good for creativity, so I was hoping it would help me with my photos. I recently picked up a book about meditation that should be called, “Listen to everything EXCEPT your thoughts.” The suggestions include listening to any kind of outside noises – traffic, the hum of a machine, anything non-verbal and give your mind THAT to listen to. Amazing! This is super helpful while riding the bus home from work. It’s very true! I’ve been listening to the bus engine instead of going over and over in my mind how crappy and awful and crowded the stupid bus ride is. And what do you know? I’m not all mad on the bus.
I know! I’m Carol Browne, Bus Buddha. Just kidding. We watched the PBS film, The Buddha, tonight. I think I like the Buddha. And I learned all kinds of stuff about him tonight. And I think we should go to India for photos!