Monthly Archives: December 2010

Chop Wood, Carry Water


“Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water, after enlightenment, chop wood, carry water” is an old Zen saying regarding work. When Gary Danielson used it in the third quarter of the Iron Bowl to reference Auburn’s workmanlike comeback, I was reminded … Continue reading

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The Road To Joyville


The day has arrived for you to depart. You’re finally ready to head out or, in some cases, re-head out into the world. Your whole life has been spent preparing for the journey. Your car is packed, and you have … Continue reading

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