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Wine Making, then Buddhism


Mellow Curmudgeon has published a wonderful haiku based on basic Buddhist principles that are “Oh so hard to do” and proof again that less is sometimes more.

Mellow  Curmudgeon

The haiku by Dancing Echoes that is effectively reblogged below is one that I admire because it deals so well with big concerns.  While I do appreciate haiku about particular fleeting moments in nature, I also like to try summarizing a general discussion or attitude very briefly, with a haiku.

Dancing Echoes

Blue in Green

Both art and science
Plus a little bit of luck
Makes a good vintage

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I will complete my response to Carpe Diem Utabukuro #12 with my own new haiku shortly, but first I want to admit that a zingy summary may be a serious oversimplification if taken too literally.  With an understanding about wiggle room, a forthright oversimplification is sometimes better than an attempt to dot every i and cross every t.

My haiku is not quite so extremely oversimplified as it may seem.  I am considering Buddhism only as the attitude toward life…

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Author: Dancing Echoes

I am a scientist by trade and artist by soul. My creative outlet used to be dancing but due to injuries and age, I must now find another path. I am hoping my writing, poetry and photography can be this new path. Awards: While I am grateful and honored for the numerous nominations, I don’t have time to respond to them with the attention they deserve, so for the most part, I am an award free blog. All photographs and words are mine unless otherwise credited. © 2015-2023 Dancing Echoes ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author/owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Christy Draper with appropriate and specific direction to the original content on Dancing Echoes.

7 thoughts on “Wine Making, then Buddhism

  1. I really enjoyed reading this entry

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  2. This photo is gorgeous and then, the haiku holds the truth of the combination of science, luck and the vintage!

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  3. Thank you! I am a big fan of Mellow Curmudgeon and was honored he thought of me.


  4. Being reblogged here is an honor and a privilege. Thank U. Thanks also to WP for the recursiveness: a reblog of a reblog works well.

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  5. gets to the point in a beautiful way

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  6. That picture rendered me almost speechless. Wow! Check out our Napa Valley blog and follow us if you like what you see: http://www.topochinesvino.com

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  7. Thank you topochinesvino. We have a storm brewing in the Gulf and that was my view this morning. I have lived near Napa twice (beautiful country) and look forward to exploring more of your blog.

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