The Perfect Cupcake

Late in the summer of 2010, I found myself participating in a two-day silent Zen meditation retreat. The temple that I belong to periodically hosts silent retreats of varying length—typically either two-day shorties or five-day intensives. This was… Read More

Zen, Solitude, and Seeking More

As mentioned previously, I went into traditional talk-therapy in the summer of 2004. In keeping with the general trend toward serendipity in my life, I had my first session with my therapist one week before my father had… Read More

Where Does the Love Go?

Terry Felus

After Hours—Caribou I’ve, historically, not been known among close friends as a crier. So, one of the most unexpected, and, in some ways, welcome, developments of ’08 was my transformation into, well, something of a basket case, frankly…. Read More