Monthly Archives: August 2015

Go deep

Your generation needs your voice, but swimming in the shallows of written expression will get you nothing but a handful of rocks.                        Sugar Pine Point, Lake Tahoe     … Continue reading

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“There’s a party going on right here…”

Kool and the Gang gave my generation “Celebration,” our very own 1980 party anthem. Go ahead and turn on the music if you like; it makes an ebullient backdrop to this introduction. Of course you might know “Celebration” if you’ve made … Continue reading

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This is all true.

“Nomade, 2007” by Jaume Plensa, found in Des Moines Sculpture Garden, Iowa  Photo Credit: Catherine Keefe   Everyone asks why there can be no fiction in Composing Self. Exactly, I say. I say there’s enough to blow your mind in the … Continue reading

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