Original Source: The Seattle Times. Angel Gonzales
On August 10, 2003 The Seattle Times reported that "dozens of Seattle Buddhists converged yesterday for Change Your Mind day, an annual celebration intended to bring different traditions together and teach Buddhism to the curious... Meditation's serenity was challenged by airplanes on their way to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, and the occasional 'Ode to Joy' cellphone ring. But that did not discourage the speakers — who hailed from different philosophies of Buddhism — nor their followers."