last of the big parties

So I threw a party this past Friday night. By all accounts, it was a success. People came, they drank, they ate good food, they listened to good music, the talked about everything from politics and religion to what was in the host’s underwear drawer. The host, on the other hand, had a less than […]

a good buddhist anecdote

In some ways, this site really has nothing to do with Buddhism. But in a more accurate way, it’s got everything to do with Buddhism. I am a series of contradictions. On the one hand, my serious reflections on and information about all things Buddhist are housed at my more “professional site” at On […]

untitled rant

I really didn’t want the first rant of the new site to be about depression. But I can’t help it. And, just to be clear, I’m not depressed. Not in the least. When I got home from work earlier today I was having that sinking suspicion that I was about to become woefully depressed. I […]