Wife, mother, Zen priest and author of <i>Hand Wash Cold</i> and <i>Momma Zen</i>
Karen Maezen Miller is an errant wife, delinquent mother, reluctant dog walker, and expert laundress, as well as a Zen Buddhist priest and teacher, or sensei, at the <a href="http://www.hazymoon.com" target="_hplink">Hazy Moon Zen Center in Los Angeles</a>. She is the author of <em>Hand Wash Cold: Care Instructions for an Ordinary Life</em> and <em>Momma Zen: Walking the Crooked Path of Motherhood</em>. Her writing appears frequently in <em>Shambhala Sun</em> magazine and on the <a href="http://www.shambhalasun.com/sunspace/?author=183" target="_hplink">Shambhala SunSpace</a> blog. She offers retreats and workshops around the country. Catch up with her at <a href="http://www.karenmaezenmiller.com" target="_hplink">www.karenmaezenmiller.com</a>.