Category Archives: General

No longer active

Observant readers will have noticed that the last Blog post here was in late 2021. In 2022 I began a Substack but it turns out I’m not a consistent writer. Still, I have many drafts in stock and may post … Continue reading

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Solstice of Samsara

I’ve been told that the Winter Solstice is a week of more or less longest nights in northern hemisphere. So it’s not too late for a Solstice post. Barely. Since returning to North America two decades ago, the Winter Solstice … Continue reading

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Who do they think they are?

What dysfunction of conscience and empathy make these guys think they have the right? to take power after a legitimate election? to control key national industries? to gouge the citizenry? to lie, cheat, and steal? and yet call themselves Buddhist? … Continue reading

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something I can do each day

I’ve been immersed in an absorbing book project, editing a major work by Ajahn Buddhadasa. While I keep up with current events, I haven’t commented about them actively. Something changed. The events of January 6th in Washington DC yanked me … Continue reading

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Black Caps*

Their canes are left over from last year, in spring new ones emerge, both catch my clothes when I get close. They leaf out and eventually flower, then the berries start to form: tiny whitish-green at first, then some pink … Continue reading

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