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lobbed in a stairwell

I was watching West Wing tonight. If you aren’t familiar with the series, it’s essentially the story of a presidency, seen from the west wing of the White House– press releases and secret dealings abound. 561 more words

Step I: Home

What you think of Yourself is Important

It does not matters what others think of you.

The only thing that matters is what you think of yourself. Only we can be the perfect judge of ourself. 24 more words


Waiting for the Other (Gigantic, Reptillian) Foot to Fall

I’m getting a little nervous.

I mean, look: I’ve been doing well with my writing. I’ve finished an entire first draft of a novel, I’m a third of the way through co-authoring a novel with Missy, I’m writing a blog (consistently, too!), and I’ve got 37,000 words written for my current solo project. 257 more words


Notes From the Zendo: A Softening

Last Wednesday I went to the Kannon Do Zen Centre up in Mountain View to hear Natalie Goldberg speak. A friend had invited me to see her, and when do you get a chance to actually meet the writer of… 1,144 more words


Finding a Purpose

After the disappointment of the tattoo industry, I was ready to make art just for myself again.  I even had a project in mind, which I had been thinking about for quite some time.   285 more words


Frustrating Delays, a Welcomed Break, and a Bit of Self-Reflection

Hello all :)

The last two months have been generally pretty good albeit it quite slow. I thought this would be a good point to comment on dealing with setbacks beyond your control as well as being aware of yourself. 1,331 more words

Transitioning To PhD