Fall Residency At The Lilypad

Fall Residency At The Lilypad

It is raining gently for the first time in many many weeks.  Verily – Amen. The drought has been severe, and everybody has been hoping for this rain.  All the plants, and trees, and creatures, stressed by the lack of life-giving moisture.  There are almost no...
Forest Refuge

Forest Refuge

This Sunday, May first, I am headed to the Forest Refuge at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA for a month-long silent retreat.  I am excited about going. The simplicity of the retreat environment, designed to allow us to sustain our focus, has over the years...
You’ve Changed

You’ve Changed

You’ve changed.   Really.  Since the last time I wrote a month ago, for sure. The world has certainly changed. We all are painfully aware of that. At the same time, new thoughts have entered your mind just since you started reading this blog a few seconds ago. All...
Cultivating and Harvesting

Cultivating and Harvesting

Four months ago as the vaccines (and a new president) fostered our sense of optimism, I resumed my long-standing gig at the Lilypad in Inman Square Cambridge, playing at 6:30 PM on the first Wednesday of every month.   Many of you have written to say that you are...
Inside and Out

Inside and Out

We are indoors and outdoors and seeing things from as many angles and perspectives as possible.  These hydrangeas were photographed from inside a window looking out. Right now while it rains outside, I am inside, writing an invitation for you to join us at the...