1,665 words by 3 writers in Portland, Saint Paul & Obama-shi

Stories filed under Zen

meditation, zen


by :DD L

Obama-shi — “SESSHIN ARIMASSS!” Whack! A monk hits me with a wooden stick, hard. I’m wondering why I didn’t bring those padded shoulder jackets from the 80s. Usually, only those that doze off in meditation gets...

skiing, mountains, zen

Spring skiing: fall version! Climbed 3500 feet, cleared my mind, fed my soul, snagged some sweet turns.

by Lindsay Caron

Portland — Being this high on the mountain spoils you. Essentially inside the crater formed by Mt. Hood’s last eruption, we are cradled by the mountain. The sound of glaciers groaning. The stench of sulfur ca...

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