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Tag: precepts

Literary Nonsense

Damn, June has just sped on by.  It’s been a deluge of activities from most sectors of my life: as a father (the endless end-of-the-school-year events); as a brother (my sister’s wedding, which was so beautiful and magical we felt we were in a Nora Ephron rom-com); as an actor (hosted a party for the […]

June 22nd, 2012Still Life Las Vegas

Monk-y Business

Many of you know my deep and abiding ambivalence towards on-camera acting (what? being in front of the camera is not an ideal career for an introvert? Imagine!), as opposed to the almost-constant pleasure of voiceover acting. I say no a vast number of times more than I say yes to TV auditions. And yet, […]

May 30th, 2012Still Life Las Vegas

Buddha Head

Last week, I mentioned that I was studying Buddhist precepts at the Zen Center I go to. It’s taken a surprising amount of my time, given that we have to write two essays a week for five weeks, each about our reflections on a particular precept. And I wonder why I’m not writing more?  What […]

May 7th, 2012Still Life Las Vegas