Thursday, March 16, 2017

Stories of Self #7

"Reciprocity" with Robin Wall Kimmerer.

Artwork by my dear friend Bridget Mendel Lee.

Friday, March 3, 2017

South and West

Review of Joan Didion's new book in the Strib.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

How to Live (from a list)

Jason Howell is publishing "Undead Darlings" on his site, Howlarium. An excerpt from a list of mine is there now. (Scroll down the page to read.)

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Narcissism, Insularity, and Tragedy

I don't think about Ken Wilber often anymore. But I took the recent publication of his e-book Trump and a Post-Truth World as an occasion to reflect on the undoing of his project.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

6 words

I posted some six-word memoirs last night, including one for Grandma Cookie, who would have been 100 yesterday.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Left to My Own Devices

Though I may get a smartphone again one day, getting rid of mine has improved the quality of my life. Explanation here.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Life as Literature

Head over to to check out my sixty-second sermon.