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I had wanted to see Hugo ever since it came out in November, but things kept coming up, as they will during the holidays. Now the movie is at the end of its run, disappearing from theaters, but if you … Continue reading
On Saturday, Zen teacher, Edward Espe Brown, gave his second all-day retreat of the year for the Sacramento Buddhist Meditation Group. Zen is not exactly “my thing,” but like the SBMG as a whole, I’m ecumenical, ready to look for … Continue reading
There are only two medieval structures in North America. Now a third is nearing the end of restoration in the small agricultural town of Vina, California, 100 miles north of Sacramento. It’s the 12th century Chapter House of Santa Maria … Continue reading
The visit of a friend over the holiday weekend was an excuse to drive out of the valley fog and into a stunning late fall day as we made our way to the Empire Mine State Park, a mile east … Continue reading
I found a great post on story and movie structure on one of the blogs I follow, Albert Berg’s Unsanity Files. http://unsanityfiles.wordpress.com/2011/10/28/building-on-the-bones-or-why-structure-doesnt-have-to-be-boring/ Despite Mr. Berg’s caution that discussions of structure has been known to cause some Californian’s heads to explode, … Continue reading