Creating

  • Finding Your Creative Edge

    January 30, 2014

    When I was an art major in college, a sculpture by Robert Maki was installed outside the fine arts building. It...

  • Predicting the Future

    January 1, 2014

    I wrote my first memoir in 5th grade. Memorably titled “All About Myself,” it was bound in a manila folder decorated...

  • When Facebook Friends Become the Real Thing

    October 7, 2013

    I have a lot of “friends” on Facebook that I don’t really know. They may be friends-of-friends, or people...

  • Cat on the Hat Re-Cap

    August 22, 2013

    This is my cat, he’s here on a hat. It’s time to explain just what’s up with that. I...

  • So, A Guy Goes Into a Bar…

    July 15, 2013

    In a few weeks, I start a six-week course in stand up comedy. I’ve been thinking about it since...

  • Get on The Bus

    April 10, 2013

    “You’re either on the bus or off the bus.” –Tom Wolfe, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test A few weeks...

  • Mi Jardin es Tu Jardin

    April 2, 2013

    While in Boquete, Panama, I visited a garden that I read about in my guidebook. It surrounds a private...

  • What if You Had No Limits?

    March 22, 2013

    If someone had a yogi couple of the year award, I would nominate Susan and Bill. No, Susan can’t...

  • It’s All in Your Head

    January 24, 2013

    The mind is its own place, and in it self Can make a Heav’n of Hell, a Hell of...

  • All You Have to Do is Breathe

    November 9, 2012

    A funny thing happened on my way to yoga class on Christmas Eve a few years back. After 10...