South-East Asia

South-East Asia This is a hotel and restaurant in Hoi An Viet Nam a coastal city on the south china sea.  it was a trading center in the 16th and 17th centuries and the influence of the french... Read more

Ahhh Esalen

Ahhh Esalen Sunday, April 11, 2010 Rich Berrett The setting, the timing, the people and perhaps elements unknown all can provide an extraordinary experience. I have just returned from leadi... Read more

My Birthday

My Birthday....   Tuesday, January 5, 2010 My birthday today brings to mind the elusive nature of time...  being 66 is such a small part of what I am and yet it is a major deal in some ways... Read more


One of my last responsibilities as a university professor was presenting important lessons learned durning my forty years of teaching.  This is my presentation: MY LAST LECTURE:  May 13, 2009 ... Read more

Beyond Words

Beyond Words Wednesday, November 5, 2008 I don’t know if my words are adequate.  I struggle to express the joy, the pride, the wonder and awe.  I don’t have words for the overwhelming feeli... Read more

Reflection on Death

Reflection on Death August 2008 Recently I had a dramatic experience with imagery and meditation.  Having heard Tolle's comment about the spaciousness that exists within our bodies, when a ... Read more