wendy johnson

Fire burning in Stanislaus National Forest, California fires

IdeasMagazine | Column

Forest Refuge

In the aftermath of California's devastating forest fires, Tricycle columnist Wendy Johnson reflects on the link between environmental destruction and regeneration.

By Wendy Johnson

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Magazine | Column

Ecology of the Heart

We have a simple wooden Buddha figure on our home altar. During a surfing holiday in Bali, our son Jesse purchased this Buddha from a seaside craftsman. Jesse asked forgiveness of the Buddha before wrapping him…

By Wendy Johnson

Wendy Johnson reads “The Call of the Abyss”

Listen to Wendy Johnson, Tricycle‘s longest-running columnist, read her piece about the BP oil spill, “The Call of the Abyss,” from the Fall 2010 issue. From the article: The undersea realm of impenetrable darkness, icy temperatures,…

By Tricycle


Everybody Loves Wendy

Who’s the greenest of them all? Our vote gets cast for Tricycle columnist and Zen gardener Wendy Johnson, the subject of a big splashy ol’ profile in the New York Times Home and Garden section (“Dharma…

By Tricycle

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