Monthly Archives: December 2013

True Loyal Cat

The third remarkable person in this series is not usually considered a “person” at all.  But I and my family have always considered his kind as people (see photo of Willow Hecht, below), and he has for 18 years been my friend and mentor in the art of living....


Nina Gitana V: The Art of Dying

Nina practiced “the art of dying.”  She had started dying many years before I met her, even if her body didn’t manage it until 2002.  She saw it as Alan Watts did: “Dying is an art.  It’s also an adventure.” One example was that, during the time I knew...