108 Days – A Number of Great Significance

With 108 days left until the Kumano Kodo, I will start writing. On my travels on the Camino de Santiago and Camino de Fatima, I wrote more after returning home. This time, I will write in preparation. I hope what I write helps people to plan future journeys on the Kumano Kodo and beyond.  108 …

The Land of Big Numbers

I just finished a great professional development with NCTA (National Consortium for Teaching about Asia) in which teachers from all over the US, who teach a number of different subjects and grades, got together (virtually) to read The Land of Big Numbers. It came at a time when I was extremely busy and it was …

Ascension

Absolutely mesmerized by the documentary Ascension which shows modern China through clips of industry, labor, factories, and more. Really looking forward to the discussion at SupChina tomorrow night.

Oneness

Thich Nhat Hanh, the Zen teacher, died today at age 95. His teachings have been influential in my life for many years, from first seeing his mindful walking practice in Los Angeles, to visiting the temple where he trained in Vietnam, to reading the the latest work inspired by his teachings, “Happy Teachers Change the …