Tag Archives: non-fiction

My Sgt. Pepper Phase

I deserved it. Continue reading

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Insatiable

I’m the last one left. Continue reading

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Horcruxes

It’s only natural that a bit of ourselves gets left behind to linger like an ethereal shroud of Turin, or haunt the place like a ghost. Continue reading

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When the Applause Stops

Among the impulse items at checkout will be a couple pairs of my shoes, each from my wardrobe as a Background Actor. Continue reading

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I Think It’s Time To Go Home

I have learned the ways of the Force and gazed upon the Emerald City. I’ve had my naivete stripped away like a fashion model’s body hair. And I have drifted into obscure areas of unreality, where mental masturbation is an art form, and Carlos Castaneda is not a fraud. Continue reading

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Make It Stop

Eighteen years ago, Sheri and I were wrapping up our first month as innkeepers. Neither of us had the slightest inkling of what lie ahead… Continue reading

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The Thing About Reality

It’s a gorgeous desert morning. A gentle breeze. Bright, life-affirming sunshine. Cactus wrens singing. And a beautifully colorful Common Yellowthroat in the Creosote bush. Continue reading

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