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Wednesday, November 25, 2020


Tracy Cramer's wife Yumiko just translated some Japanese notes of Shunryu Suzuki's that were on the page with calligraphy and other graphic artifacts from his hand. I knew it was not anything important, just some scribbled kanji, but there is so little that we've got in that area that I included it with other items which there are also few of. I'm glad there's just a little bit. Makes my job easier. I'm glad his wife Mitsu threw out letters and stuff (thanks Vickie for going through her wastebasket to get a little bit once) and that he did too and didn't do a lot of calligraphy and that the SFZC didn't have any system to save things - so into the here and now. So thanks Tracy and Yumiko.