“the Great Way is gateless,
Approached in a thousand ways.
Once past this checkpoint
You stride through the universe.”
-Chan Master Wu-men Hui-hia, 1183-1260
Thanks to my good friend and collegue Marco for this gem of zen insight. Check out Mark’s contribution to Alaska History from the perspective of one of Juneau’s most successful and enduring Chinese immigrants, Chew Chung Thui aka “China Joe” (1834-1917).