Postcard 61 from Robina: Portland, OR, October 22, 2015

Postcard 61 from Robina: Portland, OR, October 22, 2015

From the Staffords in Santa Cruz I went to Reno, NV for the weekend of October 9–11. On my first visit there, two years ago, I drove. It’s only five hours, and I like driving. Well, maybe I used to like driving: the thought of it this time didn’t appeal to me, so I...
Postcard 38 from Robina: Portland, Monday, March 10, 2014

Postcard 38 from Robina: Portland, Monday, March 10, 2014

I visit FPMT’s Maitripa College in Portland, OR every year. Now in Portland. Monday March 10. I always spend a week here, and no different this year. Boise is an hour away so I got here Monday morning March 10. As usual, there was Carina and beaming Dechen, six...
Postcard 19 from Robina: Portland, Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Postcard 19 from Robina: Portland, Tuesday, February 7, 2012

The Land of Medicine Buddha course ended at lunch-time on January 22. No time to waste. I’d just heard that there was to be a long-life puja for Geshe Dakpa, the resident lama at Tse Chen Ling in San Francisco, where I’d lived between 2001 and 2008. No way...