Happy 2017! I haven’t posted here in ages, but now that a new year and new wave of energy has arrived, it’s time to get this blog active again. I’ve been going through the process of rebranding my author name for some time now. I mentioned this on my author Facebook page, Twitter, and Youtube… Read More My Author Rebranding: Navigating the Jungles of Change
After an unfortunate experience this evening, I was moved to write this tonight. Before I begin, I want to just say that I know nothing I do will change the world. I know plenty of wonderful people have written blogs like this before. I know that all we can do is control our own behavior,… Read More Choosing Kindness: Why We Shouldn’t Minimize Online Bullying
Fifteen years ago, I walked into a friend’s house and spotted the tiniest, most beautiful gray-and-white kitten I had ever seen. He was a stray that had been abandoned on a local freeway. My friend’s mom stopped and rescued him—an act of kindness that ended up connecting me to one of the great loves of… Read More The Loss of a Friend: Saying Goodbye to Frogger
I’m happy 2015 is coming to an end. A lot of unpleasant stuff happened this year, but a lot of good too! I made the long drive home to California after living in Denver for a while, published my first novel, and got to spend time with friends and family I hadn’t seen in ages.… Read More Goodbye 2015!
Another Christmas is upon us, and this year, I’m very glad to say it will NOT be white. Now that I’m finally back in California, my winter isn’t full of worries about crashing off an icy road or making sure I’m stocked up on food in case I get stuck in my apartment for a… Read More Happy Holidays!
Before reading this, you might want to check out the first two parts: My WWOOF Experience Part One: California to WWOOF-USA North Carolina My WWOOF Experience Part Two: Barns, Bees, and Other Good Stuff Now, the juicy stuff. Confusion: What Exactly is My Job Again? The first major issue on the homestead was communication. There… Read More My WWOOF Experience Part Three: Why I Left Early