GREAT SCOTT! GREAT SKY! 2008 edition

So I’m back from the 2008 Great Sky Zen sesshin. I wanted to write all about it. But there’s a sale at Rockaway Records in Silverlake I gotta get to. So this’ll be short. Oh! Before I begin, I checked my zillions of e-mail when I got home. I saw there that someone posted a […]

Santa Monica Zazen, Cults & c.

I’ve made some changes on the page about the Saturday zazen things in Santa Monica. I’ve revised the starting time to 9:45 for instructions and 10 for the beginning of zazen. We’ve been doing it that way for a year or more. But I just never got around to changing the webpage. Also I added […]


Yesterday I hung out at the annual Hare Krishna Festival of Chariots on Venice Beach. My friend Svetlana was taping some stuff for a TV show she’s making to export back to her home country Montenegro and I helped out some with that. But mostly I was there for the food. I eat a lot […]


I’m back from the San Diego Comic Con. While there I scored a copy of the book Comix: A History of Comic Books in America by Les Daniels. It came out in 1971 and featured a lot of then-current underground comics. I had it when I was a kid and lost it long ago. One […]


Before I forget here’s the link toVolume 4 of Shobogenzo translated by Gudo Nishijima & Chodo Cross. It’s showing up listed as “Master Dogen’s Shobogenzo” (no volume number) and doesn’t seem to link to the other 3 volumes. My friend Peter is working on fixing this. Secondly, someone wrote me an e-mail telling me there […]