There is evil afoot this holiday season and it is not some rogue elf. If you receive an email from me entitled Catch up do not open. Hopefully they will tire of phishing my contact list. Sorry for any inconvenience this has caused.
A friend of a friend needed to move a piano out of his house, unfortunately the piano had to be taken apart to get it out the door. The word went out the the piano keys would be available. I wasn’t thinking about anything in particular but just saw black and white. I raised my … Read more
During the covid crisis and lock down I tried, as I’m sure many of us did, to keep my sanity. Good people in my pod, taking walks and working with new ways with my artwork. I was reading the Shobo Genzo during meditation and I was taking phrases from the reading to use them as … Read more
I was just notified that my blog has been hacked. Sorry if you were effected by this. It has been corrected and hopefully safe guards added to stop this from happening.
This is a short book that took a long time. As my healing progressed, so did the summer. I was amazed at how long it took me to do simple tasks. When I first started to drive after a month I would organize my trips like I had done in the past, only to find … Read more
As I have been lax in posting from the path during my Samadhi Summer, I have just a two more posts of my artwork. Since it was summer I couldn’t pass up the moment to celebrate Independence Day. My thoughts about independence gravitated towards interdependence.
Last week we finished the 9th annual Zen Calligraphy Intensive. As the week progressed and the information from the outside world was growing increasingly bleak we continued on in our practice of calligraphy taking appropriate precautions to be mindful of potential spread of the coronavirus. On Friday Mercy Center closed its doors but allowed us … Read more
I recently returned from Paris where I went for the opening of the Art of Ink exhibit on Feb. 12th. It was held in the city hall of the 8th arrondissement and so was honored to have the mayor at the reception. My first time in Paris or France. With the many events and things … Read more
It was a hot summer day and I had been creating in the studio and I went upstairs to lay down for awhile. This was not uncommon but I forgot and had left the door to the studio open. When I went downstairs the next morning I discovered the bag of cat food torn open … Read more
First I want to share the incredible success of my back operation. Many people wanted to share the horror stories about back surgery with me before the surgery, which just scared me to try and look at every alternative available. But as I was looking at my MRI with my doctor recently, I saw how … Read more