By The Mark

One of my favorite songs is Stevie Ray’s Life by the Drop and it’s the way I try to live my life (i.e. mindfulness). When things get weird I pull a Swift and shake it off. Lately, I’ve noticed a higher level of consciousness evolving that I call living Life by the Mark.

Marks are continually occurring events of significance that I look forward to completing. The end of the work day, hump day, Friday, payday and big holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas. Last Thursday evening as I settled into my warm office to compose a post, I gave myself a silent little fistbump, another big mark down!

The ultimate mark every year is the last day of school around here, when I can take a deep breath and start planning my summer vacation. As the Fall approaches, I start the process all over again…

Here’s a snippet from Life By The Drop by Stevie Ray Vaughan:

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