Friday, December 5, 2014

emanating calm

We held our departmental retreat in the Blue Room at the USC Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena: a terrific little building - once a private residence, now a museum - that makes one feel as though one's stepped straight into Japan, say.  The room was, indeed, very blue, and full of artifacts - mostly C20th copies (including what was, by all accounts, a supremely uncomfortable day bed).  I was very grateful for the Buddha presence, which tried to bestow a calming eminence.  I don't know what the label reads, though - it seems very opportune for a caption competition ...

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