I know watching this struggle.
In my case, real technical reasons only kept me from joining once (after going to bed at 7 PM and preparing to join,
From today's Zazenkai thread, in case the tech gurus miss it:
I have been unable to join the Google+ weekend zazenkai hangouts since Oct
All hail the Google+ wizards!
I am also on a Mac, but had no problems until 3-4 weeks ago. My last successful time 'in' the
Info for the Google plus wizards: I use a Mac and have been able to participate in tea parties but have had trouble participating in the Friday evening
Thanks to all.