Monthly Archives: November 2014

A Dog for Me

Golden doodle, Shelby, 13, walked up to me in the hospital’s gift shop and rested her head on my leg.  Then she leaned her shoulder on my other leg, and stayed there. She didn’t want to leave.  I was gobsmacked. … Continue reading

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Buddhist Jew and Jewish Buddhist

  The algebra… of the moment: Buddhism: Form is emptiness, emptiness is form. Judaism: Structure is function, function is structure. Jewish Buddhist: Function is structure, emptiness is form. Buddhist Jew: Form is emptiness, structure is function.

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I want to tell you something…

My mother said she looked forward to time to herself when my father went on his biweekly business trips, driving his van through Quebec and Ontario to sell his stuff. After my mother died, he continued to work well into … Continue reading

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Roiling River

After a spontaneous coffee with a good friend I arrived at the river’s edge this morning to meet howling wind, whitecaps, and waves lapping onto the path. The churning from forces working through earth, air, and water was palpable. Breathing … Continue reading

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