kloncke (klôngk!)

rhymes with “honk,” “wonk,” and “badonkadonk.”

v.intr.  To mindfully blog for social and spiritual liberation.

n.  A participatory memoir.  A blog dedicated to kloncking.

This is a public interactive journal where I share my thoughts on Buddhism, radical politics, and how I am trying to live both.

12 thoughts on “About

  1. Bethany January 12, 2009 / 11:03 pm

    Hi there! Enjoying the blog, I referenced your site in a post I wrote recently, but wanted to check in and make sure that was okay.
    Thanks for sharing the things that are inspiring you!


  2. barry loncke June 8, 2009 / 2:27 pm

    Did you know that the word “bloncke” is related?

    v.tr. To seek, work for, or nourish the best for others.

    n. A pushover, an overtly sentimental being.

  3. kloncke June 9, 2009 / 12:31 pm

    Dad, you are adorable. I love you, and your definition.

    Thank you for bloncking.

  4. Lori Cohen June 16, 2009 / 6:35 pm


    So nice to see your blog; to know you’re well; to read your writing.

    Perhaps it’s time for me to sit down and write something by hand. Thanks for the inspiration.

  5. Holiday with dogs May 19, 2010 / 1:26 pm

    Hi there! Enjoying the blog, I referenced your site in a post I wrote recently, but wanted to check in and make sure that was okay.Thanks for sharing the things that are inspiring you!

  6. ReadersHeaven September 23, 2010 / 5:42 am

    Hi, nice to meet you !

  7. Bethany January 28, 2011 / 1:09 pm

    Hello there!
    I blogged over at bethanymoves.blogspot.com, but now I’m blogging about my well being adventures at bgettinghot.blogspot.com.

    I was given a “Stylish Blogger award”/ shout out and asked to pass it on to blogs that I delight in. I love your sharing and your amazing love that shines through your words. So I included you in the blogroll.

    Thanks for your sharing! I linked your blog in this post “awarding” you for your fabulousness!


  8. Rebecca February 13, 2011 / 8:55 pm


    I’ve been a – what did you call it – a skulker? In other words I often enjoy reading your blog, but I don’t leave comments. I didn’t know if it’d be off-putting to know your boyfriend’s mom reads your blog! But of course I’m nothing but impressed when I do, and move towards enlightened by getting to share your sharp awareness and generous heart through pictures and words. Thank you for helping make my son so happy. When I describe your relationship with him to friends I simply say that you both are about the most gentle spirited/loving hearted people I know, and to see you together is a beautiful thing. It’s a treat to be able to look in on you guys through your blog. Stay warm back East, and isn’t snow an invigorating thing?
    Happy Valentine’s Day to you and Ry! Rebecca

  9. kloncke February 14, 2011 / 5:28 pm

    Thank you for this wonderful de-skulking, Rebecca. (Sidenote: I’m a big fan of your poetic re-wordings, à la the legendary “petulatank.”) Your support and warmth really mean a lot to me. And every day I feel grateful to know your son.

    Hope you and Dan are having a great day!


  10. lara n popyack August 1, 2012 / 2:28 pm

    Great blog … keep it up. Here’s my attempt at bring some love, peace and Buddhism into the world. If you like please help spread the good word. With gratitude, LaraNP

  11. Rochelle November 24, 2014 / 11:06 am

    Hey, I just ran into your blog post “The Dangers of Compassion” and I’m wondering if you succeeded in finding a radical Sangha in the Bay Area. I’m on the lookout! Thanks!

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