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Touching the Heart Mind

I finished work early today,
walked out of the office
I built in my barn
into a cool afternoon.

I took the clippers from the… 52 more words


week-long silent retreat at the monastery

November is a good a month for a meditation retreat at Great Vow Zen Monastery in Oregon. Several zendo friends have gone in recent years and Rita and Peter are again organizing ride-cost-sharing for the 4-hour drive (plus 90-min ferry ride). 74 more words

Zen Meditation

A thing I did!

So I have been offline since last Thursday sometime (I know, unthinkable, right?) and didn’t know whether Scotland was independent or the Stock Market had crashed or zombies taken over New York City or anything until I walked in the door coming back home not too long ago and M told me (well, she didn’t mention the zombie thing, but I assume she would have, right?). 550 more words


behind the scenes

This is my creative space following a five day painting sesshin. I often find myself working on multiple projects at once. In my studio there is no beginning or end. 43 more words