Could We Be the Only Ones Who “Get It?”

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I’ve had glimpses along the way in my struggle to find The Truth. For thirty years I studied and taught in The School of Practical Philosophy trying to “get it” and help others to also “get it.” When we got … Read More

Backpackerbill on Crutches?

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My hiking companion, Brandon, takes a few minutes before we start hiking to stretch his legs and torso.  And he does them when we complete our hike. I wait patiently. I have a set of stretching exercises that are much … Read More

Spirituality I Find in Hiking

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I had spiritual experiences while I was on a seven-month mountain climbing adventure. I didn’t quite understand this at the time.   So, suddenly back in the city, I missed seeing the moon and getting up at sunrise in the … Read More

Stay Present Longer

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We all become present at times.  A few of us can be present more often and stay present longer. Practice of being present takes time.  But needn’t take time away from everyday activities.   Our Attention Usually Gets Lost We often get lost … Read More

In Stillness Is Your Strength

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  The header photo is the snow storm on our road as I write this post.  It dumped another ten inches on us. The night before last it snowed four inches.  But it mostly melted down on the mesa, which … Read More