Postcard 72 from Robina, Melbourne, August 9, 2016

Postcard 72 from Robina, Melbourne, August 9, 2016

I flew from Jakarta to Perth June 29 and was met by Julia Kelly, who runs the Hayagriva Study Group in Albany, in the southwest corner of the state, and we drove the five hours there. I was there for the first few days of July. Left: the beach at Albany. Right: Here’s...
Postcard 39 from Robina: Denver, Friday, April 4, 2014

Postcard 39 from Robina: Denver, Friday, April 4, 2014

I flew into Denver on April 4, my mother’s birthday. She was born in 1910 and died thirty-three years ago. But birthdays, being a big deal in our culture, stay in the mind. I remember the birthdays of all my siblings and my parents, but not, I must say, of my...
Postcard 35 from Robina: Florida, Monday, February 3, 2014

Postcard 35 from Robina: Florida, Monday, February 3, 2014

I arrived in Miami this morning, on an early flight from Raleigh, NC. The sun was shining! The air was warm! Since mid-2012, I’ve seen only a glimpse of sunny weather; and the way my schedule looks, I won’t have a proper summer until June 2015, when...
Postcard 14 from Robina: Brisbane, Monday September 26, 2011

Postcard 14 from Robina: Brisbane, Monday September 26, 2011

Three weeks in Australia already, the sounds and smells and look of the sky all so familiar: they must have left a deep impression since childhood, even though I didn’t pay attention to such things then. Adelaide first: 10 days there at the invitation of Buddha...