January 25, 2018

Tea and a Honda

It has been said that to become a cultured person one should study the Japanese tea ceremony. Nothing is allowed to be rushed, and there are […]
January 18, 2018

Uncle Eddie

I thought I would write something on a lighter note, given the last post. When I was growing up, I met many notable people. Unfortunately for […]
January 12, 2018

What’s in a Name?

A number of readers have asked me how I was able to write Eye of the Moon. It is one of those questions that can be […]
January 4, 2018

The Character of “Character”

Usage of the word “character” in the English language has been steadily declining since the turn of the 20th century. (See Google analytics of “character” mentions.) […]
December 28, 2017

Ancient wisdom from the Tao Te Ching

If I don’t know what to do, I often grab my well-worn copy of the Tao Te Ching (Stephen Mitchell translation) and open it at random. […]
December 22, 2017

The Time Traveler’s Question

Here is a short (fiction) story I wrote for you for the holidays. It is not related to Eye of the Moon whatsoever, though it is […]
December 15, 2017

Assumptions

We all make assumptions and sometimes they trip us up. It is a theme that runs through Eye of the Moon. We assume that people are […]
December 1, 2017

From the archives: “Lost and Found”

In November of 2014, I wrote an article for Dynamic Doingness, Inc. titled “Lost and Found”. I wanted to share part of it with you here, […]
November 22, 2017

Adventures with the Real Robert the Bruce

At the beginning of Eye of the Moon, Johnny Dodge blames his troubles on Robert the Bruce. Percy asks whether he is referring to the Scottish […]
October 27, 2017

So, You Want to Change the World?

Why do certain aspects of our lives stay the same when we want to change them? We find it difficult to lose weight, step outside our […]
October 19, 2017

Writing as Directing

I like plays. I enjoy them because they are the closest thing I know to live storytelling. A play creates an intimacy between playwright, actor, and […]
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