With the worldwide pandemic, staying home has been a hardship for many. Fortunately, I am in a secure financial situation, and staying home this past year and a half has been a pleasure for me. Seeing the seasons change through the garden has brought me great joy this year. I have also been teaching myself …
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Guest Post by Andrew Nguy. Andrew was in China on a Fulbright scholarship when Covid broke out. Andrew studied with me online through the Covid pandemic. He is now off to Yale for East Asian graduate studies.
One wintry morning as I roamed the halls of a temple in China’s historical southern capital, I received …
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Book review: Pearl Among the Clouds, Daily practices inspired by the Japanese Tea Ceremony,
By Ueda Sōkei, 16th Grandmaster of the Ueda Sōko Tradition of the Japanese Tea Ceremony. Translated into English by Adam Sōmu Wojcinński. 123 pages and illustrated. Purchase here
It seems lately that there are not many books published about the …
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I went walking in the suburban wilderness the other day after being inside for the last couple of weeks. It is exuberant spring everywhere. Daffodils are rampant. There are sprouts of grasses and flowers, new growth on bushes and leaves on trees.
And the willow trees are such a lovely shade of green. I stopped …
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