April 2011

Lessons to remember

April 30, 2011

Loved these lessons from zenhabits. Here are a few that resonated especially with me today (emphasis mine!): 2. Possessions are worse than worthless — they’re harmful. They add no value to your life, and cost you everything. Not just the money required to buy them, but the time and money spent shopping for them, maintaining them, […]

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La Carpio: The village of hope

April 29, 2011

“One cannot be too extreme in dealing with social ills; the extreme thing is generally the true thing.” ~Emma Goldman This is a mural in La Carpio (“the village of hope”) in San Jose, Costa Rica: There are murals like this all over La Carpio. Thousands of Nicaraguans live here: they fled civil war and […]

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Working on perspective

April 25, 2011

“Every now and then go away and have a little relaxation. To remain constantly at work will diminish your judgment. Go some distance away, because work will be in perspective and a lack of harmony is more readily seen.” ~Leonardo da Vinci  (For more lessons from da Vinci, go here) And with that, I’m off […]

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