Author Archives: Ron Pavellas

About Ron Pavellas

Expatriate American living in Sweden with wife. Retired from employment in the USA. Currently focused on blog articles, memoirs, and creative writing.

Words cannot recreate ‘just-as-it-is-right-now’…

… yet, in vain, we continue to issue words. I am rereading Nine-Headed Dragon River: Zen Journals, by Peter Matthiessen. One chapter is an account of his journey to the land of Dolpo on the Tibetan plateau. He later expanded … Continue reading

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Imagining a Disconnection from the Matrix

I realize evermore that, for instance, I cannot live without a “cell phone” (mobil, in Sweden) if I want to conduct certain transactions that I currently deem necessary. This was not so 20 years ago. I have become addicted to … Continue reading

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