The Michigan Buddhist site has languished unattended for longer than I’d like to admit.
Initially, it was nothing more than laziness; learning to code websites from scratch was far more difficult than I’d bargained for. So, the process of hand coding each update and keeping track of all the revisions made me less eager to stick with the task.
Eventually, it became something I dreaded.
I was, frankly, ashamed. Here I had accepted this task of supporting other Dharma practitioners, and then went and allowed the site to languish, which was exactly what I had wanted to avoid having happen to the site when I volunteered to administer it.
Then, on Halloween night 2007, my 13-year-old daughter was struck by a motorist while trick or treating. Continue reading It’s been a while…