April 2017

March 2017

Waiting at the Mailbox (for My Rock God to Write Back)

To say that I was a madman, die hard, full-on Styx fan would be an understatement. In junior high I glued all of my Styx albums to the wall (much to my mom’s dismay). I cranked albums like Paradise Theater, The Grand Illusion and Crystal Ball at top volume (also to my mom’s dismay). I even made it from the far [...]

What is the Supervillain of the Creative Self?

  Some theories of psychology believe that we’re made of psychological parts. Lover, brother, leader, activist, humanitarian, whatever. But there’s a dark side. For every saint there’s a sinner. For every virgin there’s a whore. If this theory is true, then we all have inside of us the seeds of a superhero dreamer. A creative [...]

Start Before You’re Ready (and Build a Galactic Beacon to the Gods)

My good friend Miguel Edwards is my current hero. He (along with a team of awesome humans— including his dad) designed and built a three and a half story kinetic sculpture in Seattle called Pursues II that looks like a cross between a sci-fi photon torpedo and a galactic beacon to the gods. This is Not [...]

February 2016

January 2016

How to Find the Quiet, Clear your Babbling Brain, and Tune into your Truth

                          The world is loud. It is noisy. Distracting. Frantic. Noise is not just sound. Sure, there’s traffic everywhere, TVs and radios blaring, people yapping about this and that at every turn. This noise affects us. It affects us so deeply that much [...]