... when they listen to his songs
they don't hear anything particularly ground breaking. They can't
grasp why they are influential, ... If they don't hear
anything particularly ground breaking in Neil Young's music, and
can't grasp why it's influential, they just can't hear. They've
heard too many Michael Jackson records, even though they didn't know
they were listening. You're not going to be able to reach them,
don't bother trying, it'd be like trying to explain money to a Zulu,
like trying to explain class to someone from LA. Send their mother a
card for having borne children with stillborn souls.
Biggest piece of the day? Probably
meeting with Scott; he really is a citizen, just determined to do
things right, to hold up to his end of the deal, keeps walking into
the discipline(s) involved in the life he's called to.
admire that about him; having had that in varying degrees as I've
staggered down these roads, I know what it costs him and also what it
gives in return.
It's taken him thirty years to get ten
clean and sober; each of the times he's failed in prior stabs at it
he's learned things to leave behind.
My first master, Mike: If you
unroll your mat, and step onto it, you have lived to your Ashtanga
commitment you have practiced that day.There
are days I don't have the jam, physically.There are days I
don't have the jam, mentally.I've been rained out; a hazard
of an outdoor practice.I've stopped due to pain, especially
since the injuries, awareness, caution at possibility of stepping
over those lines, into the nightmare yet again; tonight had some of
I do Sun Salutations, always.
It's not for me to judge the practice it's for me to