My Dog, “Zipper:” Thriving with Impermanence

I have this little yellow dog I got by accident back in the year 2000. I wasn’t shopping for a dog, but apparently she was shopping for me. She arrived on my doorstep–bedraggled and belittled. Her hip had been crushed in a previous accident but re-healed to the point that surgery was useless (causing me…

Object Permanence vs. Object Temporary

The other morning at the gym, my son said something to me very loudly. I don’t know what he said. I’m not even sure he heard what he said since we were both wearing earphones and listening to music. But I know he used a loud voice because several other patrons who were not wearing…