Key West….I could live here! (my article and a great quote)

Greetings from Key West! Its no wonder why this area is a popular vacation spot. Its lovely! We’ve met some very nice fellow cruisers on nearby boats and great locals in town. If you’ve never been here, put it on your list of places to visit before you die.

Below are a few pics of the water and trip down here from Miami. The picture with the boat attached to the channel marker may not look like much at first, but it was a great site. In an anchorage around Marathon Key, this one boat was having trouble anchoring. Their anchor just didn’t seem to hold. So, after many good tries, they decided to tie themselves to  a channel marker. Hm. That’s one way to do it!

This coming weekend I’ll be teaching in Tampa, FL at Yogani. http://www.yogani.com – I hope to see some of you there. And,             please, spread the word!

A friend of mine, Jen Smith, who has also helped to organize my trip to Yogani/Tampa has posted an article I wrote on             her site, http://www.retreatyourselfwell. com – please take a look – http://retreatyourselfwell.com/blog/

Starbucks is everywhere….

Hard livin’ as a boat dog

Below is a nice quote I came across last week. Thought I would share.

In the book book, LOYALTY TO YOUR SOUL, THE HEART OF SPIRITUAL PSYCHOLOGY, by H. Ronald Hulnick and Mary R. Hulnick

Quote from Dr. Bob Moorehead:

The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less; we buy more, but enjoy less. We have bigger houses and smaller families; more convenience, but less time. We have more degrees but less sense; more knowledge, but less judgement; more experts, yet more problems; more medicine, but less wellness….

We have multiplied our possessions, but reduced our values. We talk too much, love too seldom, and have too often….

We’ve learned how to make a living, but not a life. We’ve added years to life, not life to years. We’ve been all the way to the moon and back, but have trouble crossing the street to meet a new neighbor. We conquered outer space but not inner space. We’ve done larger things, but not better things….

We’ve conquered the atom, but not our prejudice. We write more, but learn less. We plan more, but accomplish less. We’ve learned to rush, but not to wait. We build more computers to hold more information, to produce more copies than ever, but we communicate less and less….

These are the days of two incomes but more divorce; fancier houses but broken homes….It is a time when there is much in the showroom window and nothing in the stockroom.

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One thought on “Key West….I could live here! (my article and a great quote)

  1. Jane

    Jamie
    The passage you quoted is frightening, beyond thought provoking and so true. Now what? It almost commands the reader to be better. Thank you for sharing. Can’t wait to see you
    Jane

    Reply

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