I’ve been thinking about the story of Sisyphus who was condemned for eternity to repeatedly roll a boulder up a hill only to have it roll back  down again once he got it to the top. Camus saw the myth as a metaphor for an individual's persistent struggle against the essential absurdity of life. I see … Continue reading Stillness

Close to Home

Despite the worrying and worsening global problems of war, famine,  climate change, poverty, and so forth, sometimes, close to home, it seems like things are moving in the right direction. That’s how it felt a few days ago when I walked into Nanaimo Bakery. I always like it there -- nice spacious environment, good coffee, … Continue reading Close to Home