My four-decade career as a daily newspaper editor based me in Ohio (three times), southern Indiana, upstate New York, the interior desert of Washington state, the Mississippi River stretch of Iowa, big-city Baltimore, and finally northern New England – all while writing fiction and poetry in my free hours.
As a novelist and poet, I now live in a remote fishing village in Downeast Maine after 21 years in a former mill town in New Hampshire’s seacoast region. These postings reflect the encounters that led me from my native Midwest to the East Coast back to the Midwest and on the Pacific Northwest before ricocheting backward to here. Quite simply, it’s not the life I imagined back in college – in its own way, it’s been both rockier and much richer.
Take my detour into yoga. The name Jnana – a Sanskrit term for the spiritual path of intellect or discernment – was bestowed in 1972 to affirm my unique inner nature during a year-and-a-half residency of intense yoga study and practice in the Pocono mountains of Pennsylvania. In America, it is typically pronounced jah-na, sliding over the first n. In its fullest form, the name expanded by increments to Jnana-Devanandashram. The name also moves into Greek as gnosis and then into English as know. Got it?
Over the ensuing relocations, my spiritual practice pointed me ever more deeply into the Society of Friends (Quaker), which, to my surprise, was the faith of my Hodson/Hodgin/Hodgson ancestors. After three decades as an active member of Dover Quaker Meeting, I’m now participating with Cobscook Friends, both affiliated with New England Yearly Meeting.
For writers like me who fall outside the book industry mainstream, the emergence of ebook publication is a boon. Once again, “experimental” literature — meaning writing free of genre conventions or commercially driven decisions — is available for the adventurous bookworm. Folks like you, I’m hoping.
My primary venue, as it were, comes in the publication of my novels through Smashwords.com, a source that allows you to obtain your own inexpensive volumes at digital edition retailers such as the Apple Store, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, and Sony, as well as Smashwords itself. Remember, these ebooks are available in the platform of your choice. Please note that if they’re not all showing up when you visit the site, your “adult content” filter may be on … the hippie experience, was, after all, an era noted for its sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll. A simple click will fix that.
If you don’t have an ebook reader, consider downloading an Adobe Digital Reader, a nifty app for viewing and managing the books using your laptop or PC. It’s free.
In 2020, my novels also became available in paperback as well as Kindle editions at Amazon. I have to admit a special joy in having them published in physical volumes.
Although formatting ebooks for widespread availability essentially converts them into scrolls, I’ve also sensed moments when I’d prefer to offer them in a more traditional appearance. That’s led to my ongoing series of releases at Thistle Finch editions, with free PDF volumes that can be downloaded and read on any laptop or PC. Check in there for my releases of poetry and spiritual nurture.
One of the best aspects of both the Smashwords and Thistle Finch editions is that they become available anywhere there’s an online connection, meaning globally as well as your own dwelling. Amazon, of course, can deliver the paperbacks just about anywhere, too.
To learn more about my publications and related work, just click on:
For a video interview hosted by Sally Ember, tune in to Changes episode 24 filmed on March 18, 2015, by clicking here. It was quite an experience!
158 thoughts on “Bio”
Jnana, it is so delightful to see your healthy face on this website, to see your works shared thus. Keep up the good works!
I think so often of you and the beautiful days in the orchard
hope you are well and good and still full of life and love that you were all those many days ago.
Still painting and still gardening
withs cats and dogs but now with avocados and lemons
love to you
Busy Busy Mr. Hodson. Thanks for visiting my blog, and for leaving empowering words. Much appreciated 🙂
Ooh, I like this. Off to check out more, but the peace of this page is lovely.
Wonderful bio page! Did you hear the news today?Gore Vidal passed. Ugh, such sad news. One of a kind.
I’ve nominated you for the Liebster Blog Award. I value your insight Jnana and I hope you receive more feedback as time goes on!
Jnana, I can’t help but wonder if we are related! My mother’s maiden name is Hodson and I am from the Midwest (Ohio). Do you have a lineage from Kentucky, by any chance?
Follow your line of Hodsons back and you’re likely to find them in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, along with mine. Many of the Quakers migrated north in reaction to slavery, while others stayed put as a witness. I’ll be posting much of my linage on a related blog, The Orphan George Chronicles.
None of my line there, however, comes by way of Kentucky, although some of my grandmother’s Pennsylvania Dutch lines do.
Jnana, I am thrilled to come in contact with you. Your work that’s on display here is spectacular! My name is Hayden Hodgin, I am eighteen years old from Western North Carolina. History happens to be one of my greatest interest in life, and with that comes family history. While researching, I found nothing more than a bunch of dead ends. Until I came across your blog. I am filled with excitement, and mind blown about the origin of ‘our’ family. Yes, I am a descent from the of Joseph. The line that just so happened to change their name from Hodgson/ Hodson to Hodgin. From Gilford to Randolph county Joseph’s line moved. From there the son named ‘Martin’ (and Martin’s family) migrated to Macon county in the heart of the mountains. I am from the neighboring county called Jackson. I would love to talk with you more about our family!
Hayden, I’m so pleased you came across these postings. From what I’ve seen, Joseph’s line is the least researched of the four brothers, but it also stayed the most in the Carolinas.
Like you, I originally came up mostly with dead ends, but then many of the other researchers I mention provided breakthroughs in our correspondence. Launching this blog was one way I could extend their assistance.
Feel free to ask more, but most of what I have is already up online here.
Your blog, background and history is fascinating. Sounds like your life, family and even your place of residence is rich in history.
Jnana, I have been following your blog for several months now and get so much enjoyment from your images and writing. I have nominated you for the Blog of the Year 2012 Award. You can visit my blog (where I blogged about it today) if you want to participate. If not, I understand – please know that you are appreciated! Anna http://annahergert.wordpress.com
Anna, I really appreciate your enjoyment and the nomination. So far the awards side of blogging is largely a mystery, but I have learned a lot in the past year. I never realized how important the comments are, for starters, or how many wonderful blogs exist and then interconnect with each other. It is fun, isn’t it!
Yeah, but Jnana, remember the immortal words of Dr. Johnson: No man but a blockhead, sir, writes for any reason but money.
Best of the season to ye,
Just read your poem “XXVI” on Whisper.
Nice to see that you contributed to one of the most interesting sites on the web, run be a very dedicated editor, Michael R. Roth.
I was a Quaker attender for many years, and still have a deep love for Friends, though now I have moved further right or left – not sure which- in my approach to the spiritual life… and there are few things in life more precious than that hour of communal silence and meditation… I miss it..
But life moves us on …
So glad our blogs have connected again.
I decided to pass along “The Super Sweet Blogger Award”, to you and your blog. Your blog being one of my daily favorite reads!
If you wish to accept the award, you can find the info on my post here: Brooke’s Voice
I like the clean white energy of your blog and would like to follow it 🙂 Thanks for following Everyday Zen at raibowsutra.wordpress, wishing you well 🙂
Wonderful stuff here!
Jnana, thank you so much for following my dharma beach bum site. After reading your blog, I feel very honored. I’ll be checking your site out in much more depth when I get back to SC from travels. I’ve been on the road for a bit, so please pardon me for not getting back from you sooner. Peace.
Jnana– thank you, deeply, for following my blog! I’ll have to fit in some yoga entries soon, I see we have that interest in common. Peace & love!
Thank you for your comment about my review of Hippie by Barry Miles. From your bio you have a reason to have read or looked at it yourself.
I’m looking at it after the fact. I’ve written the novel, Bitch., about Berkeley 1968-1973 which took decades to write. Publications in 2000, 2002 and 2012.
It’s points of view start with 18 year old students at the University. I believe the book is good and solid. But today I don’t think 20 year olds would believe their grandparents were capable of anything that actually happened then.
More than that, there’s no awareness now of the restrictions that existed then. It’s incredible to think how far some things have advanced in four decades, as well as how many opportunities that closed off.
Thank you for liking my post at Comfortable Engagement Yoga! I’m so happy to read your good work and to be in kinship with your excellent spirit.
I recognize, respect and affirm your goodness.
I like your openness. 🙂
When I wrote my blog, I didn’t expect that it would receive the attention from a creative person like you. Thank you.
I am sure you would share many more
Thank you for visiting my blog, Jnana. I look forward to reading more of your work and sharing this journey called life…
Hey! Just wanted to let you know I nominated you for The Blog of the Year Award 2013! Thanks for always supporting, and believing in, me – especially when I didn’t.
Thanks for visiting my blog. Looking forward to reading more of yours as well. 😉
Thank you for following my blog. I’ve read several things from you and do enjoy visiting. So sorry I didn’t realize I was not officially following you, but that is being corrected. Thanks again and I look forward to reading more.
I am going to enjoy your posts and look forward to reading future, present and all the past that I can. Happy Holidays, Ann
Thank you for liking the post “Band-Aids on Walls”. It’s nice to see a fellow Friend on here. Plan to stop by and read more.
Hi Jnana….I enjoy reading your posts, and your photographs are awesome. Thank you for the like on my Izabel Goulart blog….xx
Thanks for stopping by The Pen’s Might and liking “The First Night.” Stop back any time, you’re always welcome and check out my art sites as well, if you have a mind to.
thank you for following my blog! happy that you like it:) what an interesting blog you have 🙂 for sure will be back here !!
Thank you for peeking into my blog. I am looking forward to reading your contributions.
Hello Jnana, thank you for taking the time to visit and the like on my post. Best of luck with your future endeavors. Blessings. 🙂
Thanks for the like of ‘The Icicle Man Has a Frozen Nose’ – JB
I a honored by your positive response to my blog. I will return here when I have time to experience your varied writings.
Hi Jnana, thanks for finding and liking my Spanish blog. You might like my writing blog too at http://www.sandradanby.com/ SD
It’s such an incredible network we have here, isn’t it? The whole world’s at our fingertips, along with a range of correspondents whose company we enjoy.
Yes I know, the blogging world is amazing. SD
Thanks for the visit. We have a lot in common: I live in New England too, lived in upstate NY and also went to camp in the Poconos. While I’m not Quaker, I have attended their friend’s meetings. They are peaceful and wonderful. We have them near where I live. 🙂
Hi Nice to meet you. I hope all is well.. Thank you for liking a post.. Take care
Thanks for the follow!
Really inspiring journey.
Hiya, thanks for that like on my post. Hope you find more to love there and I hope you embrace it all in your own journeys, best wishes…Annabel
Your life abounds in rich content. As of today, I’m following your blog hoping your phrases move me onward…
Thank you for sharing your amazing talents and inner peace…
newbie blogger and amateur wordsmith
I am honored that you have read my blog. I will follow yours because it seems to be a haven of peace in this wild blogosphere.
Hi Jnana, Thanks for following my writing blog too. Enjoy! SD
Love the cleanliness of your space.
Looking to subscribe to emails.
Welcome! I love to have company showing up … and love to hear the conversation.
Oh, it’s great to meet another Friend. You have a beautiful blog.
thanks so much for liking my poem, it means a lot from a real poet like you..is there anywhere on the web we can read your poetry
Hey, Timothy. Thanks!
Yes, my poems are widely available online if you Google “Jnana Hodson” using the quotation marks. Otherwise, you’ll get millions of hits on the word Jnana alone.
Also, if you go to my Poet page in the Bio section of this blog, you’ll find links to my prose-poem chapbook, “Harbor of Grace,” and a micro-chapbook, “Waves Rolling Too,” both of which are free.
Thanks for reading my blog post. I once fancied myself a hippie, albeit one of the mid-70’s. I remember watching the Richard Hittleman yoga classes on PBS, then buying his box set and learning about yoga diet and meditation. But, alas, the world stayed young and I got old.
Well, the body gets old. As for the mind?
Thank you for sharing your journey and poems. Likewise, much of my inspiration comes from an Armenian culture that I was actually separated from through adoption into an American family. I am always inspired by other people’s unique paths to poetry.
Armenian culture definitely offers much inspiration, and I’m happy to hear you’ve reconnected with it.
Each week I head off to sing with a choir in Watertown, Massachusetts, the center of so much Armenian culture in America and home to a wonderful museum and archives dedicated to that cause. It was in that museum one afternoon, just down the street from the church where we rehearse, that I was introduced to the poetry and letterpress printing of David Kherdian. Are you familiar with his work? “Living in Quiet” is a fine collection.
In more experimental vein, Aram Saroyan is another of my favorite poets, again from the Armenian legacy.
Here’s looking forward to your next visit at the Barn.
Ahoy kindred spirit! Thank you for liking my blog so I could find out about you and follow yours. Definitely a kindred soul. I look forward to reading more of your work!
Hi Jnana. Funny how beyondmd aka Heartblaze mentioned kindred spirit. I thought the same phrase before having read it. So pleased you liked “That 70s Egg.” You may enjoy my reminiscences at http://wp.me/p1X7Oe-1l, though you may find I am following behind you, stepping carefully into your footprints so as not to further disrupt the landscape. Cheers!
Hi! I’m new to the blogging world and have just found this one for the first time. Wow – your life sounds like such an interesting story!! I look forward to hearing more about it as I read : ) Thank you for sharing!
Welcome to the club of bloggers. We’re quite a mixed bunch.
Namaste Jnana, Beautiful writing. I learned only a few years ago that my name is also of Sanskrit origin (little did my parents know that when they bestowed it after birth)… which, in hindsight, as well as given my long-term stay in Nepal and current residence in Indonesia… is perhaps not all that surprising. Thanks for dropping by my blog, I look forward to reading more of yours 😉
Thank you for stopping by Storyteller. — Ray
How lovely to come across your blog, I look forward to trundling around inside it for a while and thank you for visiting mine.
Hi Jnana. Firstly, thanks for visiting/liking my post – Dew Point. I love the look/style of your site. It’s a pleasure to scroll through and look around it. I look forward to discovering more, when time permits.
Thank you for visiting my blog. It is a pleasure to visit yours too.
Thank you Jnana, for the visit and the like. I am fascinated by your past and continuing journeys, and followed you to see what you have in store! Blessed be, Jamy (A Rhythm Runs Through It)
Hello Jnana, thank you for your like of my post ‘Ian Whicher on Yoga and Freedom’. With best wishes, Phil Stanfield
Hello! Thank you for visiting my blog. I’m so glad your visit led me here! You must have some wonderful stories to tell, both from your life and your imagination.
Thanks for checking out my new blog! Yours is very fascinating!
Good Morning Jnana,
I’m honored that you are reading my blog. You are such a fascinating fellow! In my imagination, we take long walks and I get to hear every detail of your amazing journey.
Blessings to you,
Long walks with fellow bloggers sounds delightful. And then we can all sit down together to eat, maybe in what we call our Smoking Garden as it overlooks the garden.
Thanks for stopping by and liking some of my 50 word book reviews.
More on the way!
Encouraging book readership these days is important work … maybe more than ever.
Glad to hear more are on the way!
im really impressed with your bio
have a good day!
And i thank you for liking my post 🙂
Interesting and impressive life you’ve led to date. I enjoyed reading your journey to the Quaker community. Thanks for stopping by my blog today. I’ll be watching yours as the days go by.
Beautiful…you and your work!
Aw, golly shucks … and thanks!
Thanks so much for taking your time to visit my blog, and the follow. I hope to see you more and more as we sharpening ourselves
Thanks for liking geokult-travel.com. Your writing and blogging looks really interesting 🙂
Hi Jnana, thanks for liking my post at geokult-travel.com, I’m the other half of the team, and am now following you!
Nice to meet you. I am also a Quaker — grew up in NW Iowa where the tall corn grows. Am looking forward to reading your posts.
I spent half a year in eastern Iowa. An amazing state.
Lots of red barns! :–) Love all the farm references.
Don’t know how anyone can live without one!
Thank you for checking out my piece Lost in Navigation.
I found your body of work and experience to be quite interesting as well.
Ken Champney, the former editor of the Yellow Springs News (where Antioch is) started to teach by example, about the Quaker way. More has come form Guilford College and the meeting in Chapel Hill. My son will attend the Friends school in two years, if he gets in. As he knows:”just because it isn’t easy, doesn’t mean it isn’t fun.”
I love that quote. Thanks for sharing it!
Thank you for coming to my blog. I’m also a writer and I’m working on an article.
Lovely blog, love it!
Thank you for an enjoyable time with your blog. I look forward to more in the future.
Hari Om! Mr. Hodson,
A blogger friend of mine nominated me for Liebster, and I nominated your blog Liebster’s award.
I took this opportunity to get in touch with fellow bloggers who share similar interests. I think it’s kind of fun to get to know each other personally.
Participation is not compulsory, I did it for fun, so feel free to join in if you like.
Hari Om, indeed, Krishna. As it happens, I was nominated earlier this week. Many thanks, all the same!
I’m a profound lover of poetries and I appreciate poets for their deep understanding of emotions and the way they manage to put them in words so beautifully, therefore sir, you and your blog have a special place.
My apologies for not having read much of your blog posts yet, I’ve a very tight schedule. I will surely take out some time to read your poetries.
Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and liking my post!
ज्ञान! That’s how your name will be written in Hindi or Devnagri for that matter. Nice blog. Enjoyed a lot.
Welcome. Yes, the name’s fun to write, too.
I’m flattered you dropped by my blog. Good vibes . . . Thanks for the like. Cheers from Buenos Aires.
Blogging is certainly widening my awareness of the world. When I began, I assumed my audience would be essentially North America. Many days, though, it turns out to be on six continents.
And since blogging is a two-way street, I keep learning about unanticipated dimensions of places like Buenos Aires.
What a world!
Gracias por parar Jnana Hodson
De nada …
Thank you for stopping by and taking the time to like a post on my blog. I look forward to reading your writing 🙂 Scrolling through the comments posted here I have found several other sites to follow, too, so thank you for that!
Connecting with other bloggers is one joy you probably never expected when you set forth putting your voice online. Cheers!
Thanks for following my blog. Glad to see you here. 🙂
I blog on both zubariaasma.wordpress.com & http://purificationofheart.wordpress.com.. I’d like to get your feedback on my writings, especially on the first blog that I mentioned.
Zubaria, your youthful optimism is infectious. (Not that many youth I’m seeing these days are all that optimistic, which makes your observations all the more touching.)
Hearing from backgrounds other than our own, especially as they speak from the heart as you do, is one of the joys of this blogging community.
I’m also rooting for you as you take your values and faith out into the workplace. May you be blessed as you do.
My son is not an active participant in any particular denomination but he graduated from Quaker Guilford College, Greensboro , NC. in 2004. Thanks visit my blog.
Growing up, I had no idea of my family’s roots just south of Greensboro. Those findings are being detailed on my Orphan George Chronicles blog, if you’re interested.
Thank you for visiting my blog Jnana and liking my post! All the best….
Lovely that you stopped by~ Sea
I am honored that you visited my site today and liked one of my posts. I must admit that I’m envious of you, since you get to live in New England,. I’ve never been there but I hear it’s beautiful!
Put it on your travel Bucket List, then! In the meantime, feel free to visit the Barn and chirp up. It’s turning into a delightful neighborhood.
There is a certain peace here at the Barn. I appreciate that and I appreciate you taking a look and leaving a like on Shadows today. Bless you!
I would just like to say how pleased I am that you liked my poem, Monk and Traveller. I am new to WordPress, so I am not used to being here yet. I look forward to reading more of your prose and verse.
As a word of welcome, let me say WordPress is a great way to meet kindred spirits and to keep up with what they’re doing. Feel free to stop by the Barn and visit. You’ll encounter all kinds of folks besides me, thanks to the comments … and many of those, I find, are better than the post that prompted them.
Thank you for your welcome to WordPress. Already I am finding it to be a good place to find kindred spirits, as you say. Writing prose and verse in solitude, as I do, it is good to know I can share what I have written with others and that I can read their works, too.
From a former seaport in New England to the mountains of New Mexico, and all around the world . . . I love how the internet unites us in magical ways. Thanks very much for visiting my blog/website. Abundant song to you in all your inspired comings and goings . . .
I´m glad you stopped by my crazy little blog. Just started writing about a year ago, and intermittently, after a 10+ years of writing hiatus, and unfortunately I wasn´t doing yoga, so I can sure learn from you.
Inhale, stretch … !
I can inhale, I don´t know about the stretching part….don´t want to brake a knee at age 31.
Thanks for the follow, i am honored. 🙂
Thanks for following my posts. Look forward to reading more of your work.
“…in a former seaport ..” Hmm, sounds like your fishing industry is suffering as our over here in England. I look forward to reading more.
In our case, being a dozen miles inland, it was a case of the river silting in. That was compounded by the dumping of toxic tar and other crude into the water.
What we did have — and still do — is the railroad.
The fishing industry, though, is suffering. Once again, the Maine shrimp season has been canceled to protect the remaining breeding stock.
Thank you for stopping by…. my gardening aspires to take hold!…. I am daily amazed at the connections of life… most importantly, the next office in my building is Hodgsons… and I am excited to share your blog with them… to then delve into your writing… enjoy your history as a yogi… connect as an Iowanian… I’m from North Central… and always delight in New Hampshire, our dear friends live near Keene in the pond house! I am on the border of changes…. moving into a more spiritual time, taking more time for me, and finding my final career path…. 25 years ago I became a CPA to support our family…. and have lost a bit of myself along the way… time to use the energy apparent and step into the risk….. Thanks for being, one never knows how the connections are meant to connect…
How wonderful! I love when everything connects in positive ways. Or, as Quakers advise, Mind the Light!
of course, I immediately searched ‘mind the light’… and will write on that today… thank you!
I’m glad you enjoyed my post on Morgan Freeman and how he has dedicated his 124 Mississippi acres to beekeeping. And it is nice to meet you 🙂 Leiah
I found your bio interesting. I’ve also lived in Indiana and Iowa (now in Missouri). Our pastor often says that life is a journey. Thank you for sharing yours.
Thank you so much for the follow! I am enjoying your blog immensely.
Thank you for the Like. It’s great to meet you, a poet and author. I am an 81 y/o inadvertently retired physician who had puttered around, punching random thoughts into my laptop. I have discovered blogging for recreation and visits with the outside world. I found a like-mind with bbnewab from Sweden. We created an internet forum: Blogger’s GPS. I have recently gathered n artist from Russia, a video book reviewer from England, ab artist/ poet from Washington state, a bucolic web editor from Iowa, a photojournalist from Istanbul, and some others. Perhaps you and I might converse again. Charles
Dear Jnana, I notice you are at a costal town in New England. Although I was spawned in the dust bowl of Oklahoma during the Freat Depression, I taught Medicine at Darmouth for 5 years (age 65-70). I married a girl from Massachuettes who is a Harvard grad.; I have 2 adult sons educated in Boston; both have Master’s degrees in Music. In addition, I lived/ practiced in Hawaii for 3 years and London, England for 2 years.
Thank you for your indulgence.
I spent the first 10 years of my professional career, 1966 to 1976, almost entirely as a copy editor, first at the Philadelphia Daily News and then at the New York Daily News. For the last three, I was chief copy editor of the New York paper. I don’t think there’s any better training for a writer. And my spiritual path took me to Unitarian Universalism and Buddhism. I have a Vietnamese and a Tibetan dharma name. My Tibetan name is the one I sometimes use, Urgyen Jigme (Fearless Lotus). So we have a lot in common. I look forward to reading more.
Very impressive! And welcome to the Barn. Am likewise looking forward to more of your Melting-Pot Dharma.
Good to meet you, Jnana. My wife (we are 67) is deeply into both yoga and Buddhism. We live in the MO Bootheel, about 5 blocks from the Mississippi River.
I am a former electrical engineer, English teacher, and currently an aspiring memoirist.
Thanks for viewing (and liking) my blog post.
Our world of blogging is filled with fascinating characters. It’s such a joy to connect …
Wonderful to learn about your many-faceted life. For years I went to Kirkridge, a retreat center near the Poconos, to discover and grow my spiritual roots. I once spent ten days at Pendle Hill in Philadelphia and found the silence of the Quaker meeting enriching.
We had some informal interactions with Kirkridge, back when I lived in the ashram. It’s programs looked marvelous. And we could see the ridge off in the distance when we were gardening.
Fun to know we were neighbors of a sort. Yes, the programs were marvelous. My favorites were the many led by Walter Wink and Parker Palmer.
I think I must hang around here… I sense there will be much I will learn! 😉
I’m looking forward to what you have to add to the conversation, too! Welcome aboard.
Thank you for having me. I hope I can bring something of value. Thanks too, for following OMBH, I do hope you find a smile or two when you visit! 😉
Jnana – Thank you for stopping by my blog at “My Thoughts On America.” After reading your bio I am humbled you read my post and even liked it. I am an aspiring writer, sort of, and I am looking for that mentor who would look over my shoulder, push me some and provide direction if you feel like it. Please feel free to pm me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any thoughts on this.
Thank you – Russ P.
This is part of the joy of blogging at WordPress. Opening the Reader every day is like hearing from pen pals around the world and is always inspiring. Hope you find it the same. Now, keep reading and writing! We’re all in this together.
…An interesting biography of the world wanderer, that likes to do stuff in his own way and style, which I appreciate so much, due to the fact that I am a similar type of person that likes to explore new things and adventures…
Delighted, i only arrived here reading Jnana, as your name. Became curious. I hope you still delve into that world which is felt in your young Yogi Photograph. My regards.
Delighted to meet you! Yes, that world continues, albeit in the guise of a Quaker. Somehow, that strand of Christianity rediscovered meditation and the related spirituality. It’s been a rich life for me that way.
Absolutely, all strands has one end. The infinite.
Nana – I was searching for a book in my mess of books and pulled Subway Hitchhikers from the shelf. To my surprise I discovered a note from you to me inside it. A rush from a time when such books meant something to someone. Hope you’re still alive.
Oh, my! You, too! Yes, a lot has transpired in those years. At the moment, I’m filling in the blanks on a book proposal for a local history publisher. A much different audience, but exciting all the same, even with its focus on marketing. Hardware stores? Whodathunk?
Hope you’re well and still finding meaning in the universe.
And remember, don’t put anything live in the microwave.