Monthly Archives: November 2014

Stoic Week 2014: Sunday

Here we are at last — the final day of Stoic Week 2014! The assigned theme for this last day is The View From Above (which I take to mean that we are now contemplating our place in the whole … Continue reading

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Stoic Week 2014: Saturday

There is something oddly reassuring about knowing the disaster is on its way and on schedule. A disaster about which one knows, and for which one can prepare, isn’t quite as disastrous. That seems to be one of the points … Continue reading

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Stoic Week 2014: Friday

I have never really cared much about Black Friday (or, as it has now become, Black November). I’ve always hated crowds, and shopping has never been my thing. Still, I find myself looking with more sympathy than I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Stoic Week 2014: Thursday

As I’m away from work to observe the Annual USian Ritual of Gluttony and Familial Dysfunction, I’m switching from the odd Classical Library editions of Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius that live in my office to the really beautiful Loeb Classical … Continue reading

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Stoic Week 2014: Wednesday

This morning was an interesting test of my Stoic practice. When I went to run the snowblower this morning, I locked myself out of the house. Luckily, I had my aged iPod Touch on me, and could get access to … Continue reading

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Stoic Week 2014: Tuesday

Day two of trying to live like a Stoic has, so far, been a bit of a challenge. My day started with being stomped on mid-meditation by a happy goofball of a terrier and has remained chaotic. I have had … Continue reading

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Stoic Week 2014: Monday

It begins…and now I actually have to do  it. Oh, my. For those who don’t know what I mean, go here. Then: All ahead full! I’m good at navel gazing (even in public), but for the purpose of keeping up with Stoic … Continue reading

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