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  • Bonked on the Head by the Swamp Monster In the days since the election, since the great dismantling, I haven’t had a clue how to approach the business of selling my writing classes. At first it just felt too smarmy to put a picture of myself on Facebook with a note about the January 2017 teaching schedule. It ...
  • Walking Into The Hen House Dear friends, I’m in Bali, teaching for the month of November. I’d written a blog post that I thought I’d send out after the election, after Hillary won and we could all get back to life as we knew it. I’d written something about Bali and these magical doorways that I ...
  • The View From Here “There is a way to write that solidifies story lines–and a way to write that liberates you from them.” – Susan Piver I know it’s cliché to be sad at a wedding, but that’s just what I was; sad, plain ol’ sad. When I mention this to a friend days later, I’m ...

Upcoming Events

  • Slices of Nepal: Stories From the Kathmand Valley A writer’s retreat with my dear friend, Jeff Greenwald March 6-16, 2017. This 10-day adventure is pure cultural immersion with daily trips all around Kathmandu. We’ll sit with with artists, ...
  • Deep Travel Mexico A Journaling Retreat February 6-11, 2017 – Mexico. Come and spend 5 days and nights in the village of Yelapa on Mexico’s beloved Bay of Banderas. Enjoy a journaling retreat ...
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