Sunday, December 17, 2023

Who's in the world?

Xiushan said, "What can you do about the world?"
Dizang said, "What do you call the world?"

Saturday, December 16, 2023

The Lotus in Muddy Water

May we exist like a lotus, at home in the muddy water. Thus we bow to life as it is.

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Sunday, January 1, 2023


I told my grandson Charlie what my teacher told me 60 years ago... that a work of art is finished when none of the original idea remains. So I took Charlie's work through a number of iterations.

Joshua, 1980