Picture yourself (in a black-and-white photo) posed with a Royal typewriter, your shirt-sleeves rolled up and a cigarette dangling from your lip…
“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities.” ~ Shunryu Suzuki
Writing. Meditation. Quiet walks in the gardens or down to Muir Beach. Nourishing meals. Privacy. Community.
“…creativity and self-knowledge will seem like twin sisters, similar but distinct comrades who have a common origin.” ~ Deena Metzger
“Imagination, like intellectualization, is put away when it has done its job. The imaginative vision provides a palette of possibilities, […]
“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.” – Anton Chekhov
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Alexandra Franzen changed my life. Let her change yours, too!
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A wonderful retreat for anyone who is interested in Zen, writing, or just deepening their experience as a human.