Cascadian Zen

Cascadian Zen

I am delighted to be part of the Cascadian Zen weekend at Seattle U, which I am helping to organize with Shin Yu Pai and Jason Wirth. Shin Yu is the former Poet Laureate of Redmond and Jason is Professor of Philosophy at S.U., and a Soto Zen Priest. Organized loosely...

Andrew Schelling and Left Coast Culture

When I was in California in summer of 2017, among my stops were with two poets who were reading a book about the life of Jaime de Angulo (pronounced dan GOO low) who was “a cowboy, cattle rancher, horse-tamer, medical doctor, psychologist, and linguist. A friend...

Demise of Mental-Rational Ontology

It never ceases to amaze to me to see how connections in this world are made, how, in the words of Michael McClure: “We swirl out what we are and watch what returns.” Case in point, a lodger coming to the Subud House in October for a conference. (I am...

IndieGoGo for Cascadia Poetry Fest

We’re starting a crowd-sourcing campaign!  https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/cascadia-poetry-festival The 2nd Cascadia Poetry Festival at Seattle U and Spring Street Center May 1-4, 2014, is the biggest project my non-profit corporation has attempted in 20...