Monthly Archives: April 2014

“890 sq. ft. of reality, surrounded by Boulder”

The Village Coffee Shop in Boulder, Colorado is known as an “iconic” local landmark appreciated for crispy hash browns, tasty omelets, and a friendly atmosphere. Its slogan—“890 sq. ft. of reality, surrounded by Boulder”—is a catchy semi-tongue-in-cheek poke in the ribs that seems to have … Continue reading

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“I wasn’t looking for Buddhism; I was looking for something real.”

The heading of this post is a comment by Doshin Michael Nelson Roshi. He added, “It was dumb luck that I ran into Buddhism.” I appreciate the point. I wasn’t looking for Christianity or faith or assurance or any such. I … Continue reading

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The Fourth Turning: Exploring the Future of Buddhism

The Integral Center in Boulder, Colorado is humming tonight. The Fourth Turning conference looks like it will include about 150 people—a couple dozen from Canada, Sweden, Spain, Hungary, Germany, Mexico, and Korea, and the rest from all over the US—north, south, east … Continue reading

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