Really looking forward to speaking again at People’s Church tomorrow. My “sermon” is called “At Sixes and Sevens: Zen Precepts for Troubled Times.” It’s all about living in (through?) a Continue Reading →
I’m off today to talk with the fabulously friendly faculty and administrators at the University of Michigan’s School of Information. The topic? A free-ranging discussion about how my students at Continue Reading →
I’ll be reading from my latest book, The Driftwood Shrine: Discovering Zen in American Poetry (Sumeru, 2016) at Crazy Wisdom bookstore (114 S. Main Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan) on Saturday, Continue Reading →
I absolutely love what the folks at Countable are doing to save what’s left of our government. You can get their app for your phone, and you can embed a Continue Reading →
Why is it so hard to understand the world? Do I really understand the facts of current events? Do events taking place far away affect my life? What difference can Continue Reading →
A gorgeous (and dangerously cold!) afternoon on the shore of Lake Michigan. I haven’t seen the lake freeze like this since 1997. It used to freeze every winter Continue Reading →
I will be on sabbatical for the Winter 2014 semester. During this time I will develop a web-based research and research writing application. As always, I will be checking email, Continue Reading →
Happy new year to friends, colleagues, students, and far-flung family!