A new poem coming up, and an interview with the author …

You can check out the table of contents for the May edition of Every Day Poets right here. I'm on there twice (OK, three times, but one is a mistake). My poem, A Buddha's Walk, will appear May 6. Later in May, EDP will publish an interview with yours truly. Apparently, a lot of people …

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Museum hopping and inspiration …

This weekend my wife, daughter and I headed for Cleveland, where we could visit both the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and the Cleveland Museum of Art. Both are on University Circle, so you park once and just walk from one museum to the other. The first stop was the natural history museum, because our …

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Review of “Nothing Special: Living Zen”

"Nothing Special: Living Zen" by Charlotte Joko Beck This book has been around for years, but I only got around to reading it recently. "Nothing Special" is decidedly Western in approach. It is designed in short segments, each relating to a specific idea and all pointed toward applying zen in a practical way to your …

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