GH21: painting & furniture

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While Santi teaches in Massachusetts, Portland, and Cloud Mountain, Jo is painting, finding beautiful used furniture, and assembling purchased furniture. From the gallery below you’ll see progress in both the guest cottage and guesthouse. Old friends will be on retreat … Continue reading

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Under the Bodhi Tree – excerpt

Under the Bodhi Tree will be out in a few months. So short a time after the main years it took to get this far (sheepish grin). Here is an excerpt:

The Choice Is Yours


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GH20: More finishing & furnishings

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Ross & crew, Roy, Lightning & Isiah, and Jo Marie have been too quick for me. Didn’t get these posted during a wonderful teaching weekend with students at Princeton (NJ). Of course, more happened while I was away. Here are … Continue reading

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GH19: Floors, Paint, Showers, and more

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Since the last Guesthouse Update, progress has been rapid. Once the sheetrock folks had the walls painted (good enough for now, though really just primer), Brandon our floor guy was in quick and done in a flash. It took him a … Continue reading

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Mindfulness with Breathing

I don’t read Japanese and you may not either, still I get a kick out of seeing my first book length translation rendered in another language, plus I like how the Japanese design their books.

Mindfulness with Breathing has also been translated into German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Czech, Korean, Russian, and a few other languages.

Further, a different Japanese translator has translated a number of books directly from the Thai originals.

Details about other translations — print and ebook — can be found at and

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