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In the Absence Sep 8, 2021 Fiction This story originally appeared in Girl at the End of the World Melissa laced her fingers around the cup of coffee, drawing in heat Earth Day Sep 8, 2021 Fiction For thousands of years, we did not understand our purpose. Those were dark times, times when we poisoned the sky and soured the land The Numinous, Trauma, and What Comes After Aug 2, 2021 Essays Imagine you see a UFO. It doesn’t have to be a UFO, but Something that doesn’t fit in your worldview: light(s) in the sky not following all the Field Exercise May 19, 2021 Fiction “Where’d you go, my little crustacean?” asked the Gimp aloud, senses probing the grimy alley. Of course, in the skin-tight latex wrapped kevlar of Ignoring the Overlay May 19, 2021 Fiction Jenny sat, tapping her fingers to keep from biting her nails. She was having trouble concentrating. She was having trouble being here and now, in The Taste of Soured Causality May 19, 2021 Fiction 1. To Ethan, Veronica had never been more beautiful. Across the room, he watched her sip her champagne and laugh as she touched her husband’s arm. The River Oct 3, 2020 Blog Growing up, I spent a fair amount of time white water rafting with my family. We traversed most of the rivers available in California and beyond: Canyon Crashing Oct 2, 2020 Blog I love my city. I don’t love the housing prices. And we have our share of problems: our radical unsustainabilities, our hypocrisies Fatherhood – 6 Years Aug 2, 2020 Essays Let me begin, my daughter thrives (even now) and nothing makes me happier. And while I believe that, today, I don’t have the certainty of that I Soul Retrieval Dec 6, 2019 Essays I grew up in the library. I was -in large part- raised by books… for much of my life I marinated in books, I inhaled them. They were some of my Lead to Gold Dec 1, 2019 Fiction Once upon a time, there lived a poor alchemist. Alchemists are always poor unless they could convince a rich man to pay them for the promise of Burning Man 2019 - Going it Alone Nov 3, 2019 Essays & Travel Note: This piece was heavily edited for a bunch of reasons. If the transition worked, I just cut the bit but you may occasionally see [Redacted]. If On the Limits of Relationships Oct 9, 2019 Essays The ‘Dunbar Number’ is a figure that purports to be able to determine –by looking at primate neo-cortex proportions- how large a particular La Jolla Fog Oct 5, 2019 Blog The La Jolla fog swept in on a bright October day. San Diego early autumns are tricky; they can be the hottest time for the city a brutal second Composing a Life Jun 9, 2019 Essays On an episode of one of my favorite podcasts ‘On Being’ I heard the guest speak about ‘composing a life.’ I appreciated this metaphor; so often it’s A Review of Desert X Mar 20, 2019 Essays & Travel Let’s begin here; attending Desert X was a phenomenal daytrip and the most ambitious artist’s date I’ve ever taken. If you’re unfamiliar, Desert X Fatherhood - 4 and a Half Years In Jan 20, 2019 Essays It is an extreme pleasure to start this essay, as I been able to start all these fatherhood essays, that my Scare-People & False Signifiers Jan 14, 2019 Essays In my apartment’s laundry, there is what appears to be a security camera (it might be fake). Someone has placed a crumpled sticker over the plastic Pilgrimage to the Center: Burning Man 2018 Oct 3, 2018 Travel & Essay & Essays Of all the cultural and tribal identities that have accreted to me like barnacles, the one I am most comfortable with, the one that fits best is ScreenWorld Apr 4, 2018 Essays Plato imagined a cave of untruths, chained captives captivated by flickering shadows on the wall. Marshall Mcculan said the medium is the message
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