Category Archives: Blogging

Maslow KNEW I needed you readers!

Call it what you want. the pinnacle altitude on Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, or the Coach seat in Dante’s Inferno. After I read C.S. Lewis’s The Great Divorce yesterday, I’m half convinced that Larry Flynt has a greater chance of … Continue reading

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Blogging from the Mountain Star Cafe

Later today, I’ll be hopefully making a Vlog from this amazing place. A place buried in the center of a mercantile building from the gold rush days of a building seated at the foot of Mount Shasta. I thought I … Continue reading

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Weird. I finished the introductory chapter

Not sure how I’m supposed to feel about this.  Last night, under what felt like a complete lack of motivation, I finished the introductory chapter that defines the protagonist . . . which is really an antagonist if you want … Continue reading

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VLOG: My weekly harangue of Cal’s Books is complete!

Somehow, making this trip commensurate with what I’m actually reading at the moment gives me a certain . . . um . . . continuity.

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Researching Robert Johnson and the blues

One thing is for sure.  When dealing with a legend–especially a Faustian legend, it appears multiple players are going to enter the picture battling for supremacy. I learned this the minute I stated researching blues legend Robert Johnson, and the … Continue reading

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When it comes time to review my book–do NOT–be my friend.

I’m certainly hoping that when the time comes for me to have a book on Amazon, that the friends of mine that decide to review it will give their reviews some thought, and not try to front-load my sales with … Continue reading

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What book is Lincoln holding?

(Note: this blog post was written via voice to text on extremely bumpy bus ride headed out of Boise Idaho back towards Northern California) This photo was taken February 5, 1865 in Washington DC, in the studio a photographer Alexander … Continue reading

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Books found while on the lam in Boise

It literally becomes incumbent upon me to try to slither I to a used bookstore in any twin I happen to be in other than my own. Boise Idaho was no different. And I found two. I also managed to … Continue reading

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Guitar Center, Boise ID.

 nuff said.  

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Traveling with the not-so-innocents abroad

It amazes me, just how integrally weak the modern first-world traveller really is. When Mark Twain traveled past these alkalai lakes, traversing Mormon territory and negotiating the vast expanses of sprawling, quasi-volcanic spreads  that sometimes remind one of the Badlands, … Continue reading

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