~ kusala
[ ku-sa-la: Pali term meaning wholesome, skillful, good, meritorious. ]
[ Action characterized by this quality (kusala-kamma) is bound to result (eventually) in happiness and a favorable outcome. ]


2005-04-06 - 9:40 a.m.

Some Things I'd Like to Do*

  • Shack up with someone.
  • See the Taj Mahal.
  • Have a book published.
  • Use my knowledge of Swedish in Sweden.
  • Adopt a child from overseas.
  • Get a job that satisfies my soul.
  • Take more photographs.
  • Learn Portuguese.
  • Start painting again.
  • Watch a sunrise from the top of Gaviota peak. [I had to throw in at least one thing within easy reach!]
  • Lose 5-10 pounds.
  • Sing in public at least once (we're talking karaoke, not Carnegie Hall).
  • Have a love affair in Barcelona. [NB: may substitute Budapest, Berlin, Helsinki, Vienna, Amsterdam, Venice.]
  • Try water skiing.
  • Be a little less abrasively sarcastic.
  • Move away from Santa Barbara at some point.
  • Stop being afraid.

    * Disclaimer: list not inclusive, nor indicative of future action. Subject to change without notice.

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