Author Archive | RobH

Days Ten and Eleven!

I’m really enjoying the meditations centered on walking and the body. I’m falling a bit behind on my blogging, but it’s the middle of the week and besides work, it turns out I’m really busy on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Read More

Day Nine – Body sensations, pain

I’ve had a hip replacement, several arthroscopies on my knees, and just general osteoarthritic pain quite some time. I started collecting the arthroscopies at age 30 and I’m 62 now. So I’ve had a few decades of learning to cope Read More

Day Eight – Waking, walking, walking

I had to laugh today when I saw that today’s lesson was on walking meditation. On both Saturday and Sunday, I start my day off with about a 25-minute walk at around 6:00 am to attend a regular gathering. For Read More

Day Seven – Distractions (like baseball)

Today’s meditation was a three-hour session with little happening and ending in a home run at the bottom of the ninth to…oops…that was the baseball game. I really enjoyed today’s challenge meditation because it really reminded me to come home Read More

Day Six – Thursday Here

I mention that it’s Thursday in the title of my post as that’s the day I sit in sangha in the evening. So yes, I did give some thought to the challenge materials today, but I also spent the early Read More

Day Five – LOL!

I had to laugh today when I went through the lesson. It seems that the situation I’d described in my last post (days 3 & 4) was more or less exactly what Sharon discussed. In brief, I was using noting Read More

Thoughts on Day Two

My relation to sounds has changed quite a bit over the time I’ve spent learning to meditate (and still am). After a couple of years of practice, I’ve gotten to the point where I don’t “have to” tell myself a Read More

Aloha on Day One(ish)

Aloha kākou! I’m Rob from Honolulu. I’m posting late for day one due to a few tech glitches, but I’m really looking forward to participating for the first time here in the Challenge. I’m 62 and have been practicing regularly Read More


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