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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GH18: Walls, Taping, Mudding, & Sanding

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The taping, mudding, and sanding of the sheetrock (drywall) took more time than expected, but some things always do. This was compounded by bi-annual January thaw that created very icy conditions, especially on our driveway. Nevertheless, the walls were done … Continue reading

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Kamma in Buddhism – pdf

You can now view or download the latest edition of this booklet.




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This isn’t “the answer”

… yet it makes for one less noisy electricity using device.

I found a super-cool manual burr grinder for $275. Practiced restraint and got this one for $50 with a stabilizer insert and shipping.

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