goatee-stroking musing, or something

this moment, slightly used

Incongruous sign on the Zen Buddhist temple near Spadina on College: Rummage Sale. I suppose you could bring stuff, and not buy anything. What would the folks from the temple be selling? I wonder how much this moment, slightly used goes for?

the old country

Quest for the Lama on the B766

On Cinders McLeod‘s recommendation, I just read Anne Donovan’s Buddha Da. It’s the story of an ordinary Glasgow house painter’s search for Buddhist enlightenment. It’s written in quick, brilliant dialect, and is packed with humour and pathos.

There’s an excerpt from Ralph Magazine. There are a few typos, but you get the idea.