Category Archives: Books

In which I blatantly borrow my own Amazon review of Erwin McManus’ “The Last Arrow” and post it here.

Three years ago, when I was 47 and contemplating the horizon of my fifth decade on the planet, I had an introspective fit–the kind that proves that encroaching mortality starts to get in your head. Yet, I’m not sure that … Continue reading

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Local Celebrity Status: Moderate

It would seem that a local magazine, Enjoy, got some notion that my constantly-evolving diversity would be interesting, so they did a story on me. As a pre-emptive measure, I’d like to say to those that actually take the time … Continue reading

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In the hopper

Because Steve said it was good. He was right.   

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No really. I’m still here. I’m just here in Portuguese

I could try to take you down every single emotional, situational and logistical rabbit-hole that’s slightly derailed my writing, but I won’t. Here’s the problem with being me: Me. In fact, I named the blog something that was a subtle … Continue reading

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At the Crossroads of common literary decency with Acoustic Guitar Magazine

There is a common literary technique accompanied by a lesser-known phrase, known as the In medias res—a latin phrase for “in the middle of things.” The tactic is used to suck a reader in to the main vortex of a … Continue reading

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Wow, am I easily derailed

It seems only like yesterday, I was pontificating, ruminating, cogitating, deliberating and prevaricating about wanting to write my book–complete with the breathless declaration that I had completed the first chapter. Then, I went to McCloud on a church.family camp thingamabob.  I … 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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