Uncategorized

CAN ANYONE OUT THERE RENT, LEND OR SELL ME A DECENT CAR?

It’s a long story, which I’m tired of telling. But the end of it is that I do not have a viable vehicle. And I need one starting on December 29th. Anyone got a car they wanna get rid of? Contact me at spoozilla@gmail.com. Thanks! And Happy Winter Whatever!!

HOW AMC’S REMAKE OF THE PRISONER EXPLAINS WHY I WILL NEVER HAVE A DHARMA HEIR

I recently watched most of episode one of AMC’s remake of the classic Sixties TV show The Prisoner over at my friend Nina’s house. She has cable and TiVo and I have neither. Unfortunately her TiVo thought the episode was an hour long when it was actually longer than that. So it cut off before […]

War Is Bad, Death Row Tull, Top 15 Books for the Holiday Season, Tiger Woods

Lots of little things this time… First check out this link: Elephant Journal’s Top 15 Books to Give as Holiday Gifts Yep! Elephant Journal sez to give your loved ones a little Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate for Hanukkah, Kwanza, Rohatsu or Christmas this year! They’ll love you so much they’ll lick you […]

TRIP REPORT

Here’s an audio file of my talk at Dharma Field in Minneapolis last Sunday, December 6, 2009. 12/6/09 Dharma Field Those of you who’ve heard my talks before will recognize that the first 15 minutes are a variation on my standard introductory stump speech. This is the autobiographical how-I-got-into-Zen thing I do a lot. But […]

Happy B-day, Nishijima Roshi & Macalester College Today at 4:45

Nishijima Roshi turned 90 on November 29th! The photo to your left is from the party held for him by students of Dogen Sangha in Tokyo, who meet each Saturday at Tokyo University’s Young Buddhists Association. I guess 90 is pretty young! At the bottom of this post is a video made for his b-day […]