Faces of busyness & patience

Update: Wanna be less busy? There’s still time!

No “Skype Walk-in” this Saturday, but there are still openings for the upcoming “Skype Workshop.”

Would another day work for “Skype Walk-in”? Let me know!

1. The man in Midtown values the objects of sense above those of contemplation. He checks his BlackBerry, his watch; touches his pant leg; fidgets. An appointment he’ll be late for. Looks out of the cab. Traffic. Probably some construction. Adjusts his tie. And again. The deal. Just call him.

Versus

2. Pericles headed toward the marketplace; he had urgent business to conduct. All day he endured the insults of a stranger. Toward evening he walked home while the man followed, still heaping scorn. By now it was nighttime, and as he went inside, he told his servant to take a torch and escort the stranger back to his home. (my own rendering from Plutarch, Lives III)

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