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I haven’t touched this site in well over 12 years. It certainly goes without saying, but I’ll say it anyhow: An awful lot has changed. If one were to demand a short list, it would look like this: That “Finding my way back” is complicated, sacred, and painful – and immensely gracious and necessary. But…

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Today we continue with Mini Story Monday.  The simple goal of MSM is to tell a story in just a few short paragraphs – an ongoing attempt to break down any story to it’s bare essentials.  Telling better stories requires telling stories.  And that’s my aim. Volume 1 – The White Monkey Fortress ___ Midnight, January…

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“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity…” ― John Muir   “Why Not” – that attitude , in a sense, is what established my relationship with the Tibetan plateau in 2005.  I’m glad for it.  And I’m grateful for the…

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After years in China it was safe to say I stopped noticing a lot of things.  Events that had once been amazing no longer held my attention.  They became commonplace.  The images that filled my catalog changed drastically from year to year as things became “less interesting.” There was one constant, however: XiangQi, or Chinese…

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In the below paragraphs it’s my desire to make one thing clear, I’m personally trying to digest Boston.  I’m by no means trying to establish a moral high ground, or morality at all.  I’m trying to not speak in broad terms, also. I also realize the timing of this post and the possible perceived audacity….

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I’m really excited to announce our first tour/workshop of 2013.  We will be holding a workshop in one of my favorite places in all of Tibet, Garze prefecture.  Garze has the most unique architecture I’ve ever seen in all of Tibet and the people are relatively untouched by modernization as compared to other places on the plateau….

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