I’m so glad I decided to self-publish my book. This is what I’ve really wanted to do all along. I know I said awhile back that going it alone seemed a little too grandiose, that maybe I was just deluding … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: March 2011
Broke down in tears yesterday. It was out of the blue, brought on by a movie trailer for a cheesy love story. I just sobbed and sobbed as I realized: I don’t know what I’m doing. Not with the book. … Continue reading
I just filed with the Secretary of State as A Short Run Press. Look out Simon & Schuster!
I’ve decided to self publish my book. I think I kind of talked myself out of it a few months ago in order to pursue the more traditional model of finding a well connected agent. The agent is the person … Continue reading
Been out with the flu for the past couple of days. I mean OUT. Miserable. Exhausted. Unable to move, eat or really even sleep. My body was out of balance and at war. The corpses of the dead piled up … Continue reading
Got the flu…hoping to be up and at it again tomorrow.
Yesterday was the forty-ninth day since my dog, Darcy, passed away. According to The Tibetan Book of the Dead, that’s about as long as most beings spend in the bardo, or intermediate state between death and rebirth. I’ve spent the … Continue reading
Someone criticized me at work yesterday. It wasn’t like a “you’re an asshole” kind of criticism. More like “I’ve noticed you’ve been distracted lately and I just wanted to make sure you’re doing OK.” My ego didn’t like that at … Continue reading
Sometimes I run across something that’s too good not to share. This is today’s Daily Dharma quote from Tricycle Magazine: Togetherness is perhaps the one word that moves me most about the Pure Land tradition. It is expressed in the canonical … Continue reading
I read a news article this morning about the brutality gay people experience in Jamaica. A father encouraging a gang of school boys to beat his own son half to death while he looked on smiling. A violent raid by … Continue reading