Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Olympics on my mind

With the Olympic Flame lit and the game opening officially this Friday (July 27), thoughts turn toward excellence and its pursuit. 

This being the year 2012, brings to the fore the Dodekatheon - the Twelve Gods of Olympus made famous in Homeric legends. 

The twelve deities are  Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Demeter, Athena, Dionysus, Apollo, Artemis, Ares, Aphrodite, Hephaestus and Hermes

Their constant power plays and eventual demise may be the root to the saying mens sana in corpore sano, a sound mind in a sound body - or better yet, anima sana in corpore sano, a healthy soul in a healthy body - to express the concept of a healthy balanced life. 

Divine or not, we all are better off healthy and wise. 

Monday, July 16, 2012

a month away from it all

Saskatoon is a welcome reprieve - weather wise & for the company of my dear childhood friend & her darling family

we've had great fun - playing with the babies at her day care & hanging out after

weekends now that the weather is nice are spent outdoors - by the river, on drives, at picnics & outdoor cafes - lots of farmers markets & Shakespear at the Park too

so far everything is cleaner, more spacious & gentler over here - even the thunder storm we had - ha ha 

Sunday, July 1, 2012

communication, connection, collaboration

in making my point what options and opportunities I choose to present my point can either contribute to, aggravate or deter from my message

my motivations, what concerns me, where my attachments lie influence matters of self seeking - in direction, examination, inquiry and realization

how do I initiate communication?  speak with others?  express my point of view? 

how do I build relations and make connections? 

how do I lay the groundwork for collaboration and partnership?