Postcard 44 from Robina: Wodonga, Sunday, August 31, 2014

Postcard 44 from Robina: Wodonga, Sunday, August 31, 2014

After sleepy Hobart it was on to busy, loud Sydney, which, of course, I like a lot. I was based there for the month of August, coming and going. First it was Vajrayana Institute itself, the Sydney centre (photo Vajrayana Institute)… … and then to their...
Postcard 42 from Robina: Queensland, Thursday, June 26, 2014

Postcard 42 from Robina: Queensland, Thursday, June 26, 2014

I was in Melbourne for a few days, until May 28. I didn’t do much there, besides the Catholic conference, just my sisters for a couple of days before flying up to Brisbane, where I’d spend the month of June. Here with me are, from left, Marie, Julie, Jan...
Postcard 34 from Robina: New York, Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Postcard 34 from Robina: New York, Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Riverside Drive from my room on the fifth floor at the Buddhist Church in New York City. Here I am in New York, Tuesday, December 10, 2013, and it’s mid-morning. I’m into the second of my two weeks here for Shantideva Center, and they found me a nice room...
Postcard 26 from Robina: London, Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Postcard 26 from Robina: London, Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Sydney to London was a direct flight, pretty much: we had a stopover for a couple of hours in Singapore and then back on the same plane, arriving in London at 6:30 in the morning of Monday May 28, about 26 hours after leaving Sydney. I took the underground train from...
Postcard 18 from Robina: Santa Cruz, Sunday, January 22, 2012

Postcard 18 from Robina: Santa Cruz, Sunday, January 22, 2012

My six weeks in Boston came to an end on January 13 with my four-plus hour bus ride to New York to fly to San Francisco. When I first arrived in New York late November from Amman and needed to get to Boston, I took the Amtrak train. This time I discovered there are...