The Leap

I hate the fact that I am constantly writing some memoir-ish personal diatribe bullshit, but between school, work and a desperate need to distract myself from the world on the rare occasion that I can, I have only been able to write when inspired. But what the hell, right? Today I spent the day seeing…

VaguePress 2018: Addiction Replacement

I want to write about something I am doing, or quitting, for the new year, but this thing, even for me, is TMI. I can just say that there is an energy that we are born with that is stronger than absolutely everything else, and it can be monstrous if left unchecked. Trying to dispel…

Daily Reflection 2 January 2017

I missed the first day of the year, as I was extremely busy and in deep practice of distracting myself from the introspective and reflective melancholy that strikes me like a sledgehammer to the kidneys every New Years Day. I had planned my day around hitting the Fang show that night with my boys, which…

Bad(?) Idea for a Book

Lately I have been really toying with the idea of writing a book about my experience meditation, Buddhism, recovery, community service, and subculture. On one hand, it feels rather ego-centric of me to write about something being 6 years in, with such teachers as Noah Levine, Kevin Griffin, and Darren Littlejohn having already delved rather…

For All You Night Owls

If anyone were to look at my life, they would see a man at odds with the world but seemingly making it work. I wish that were true. I wish I were the Conan the Barbarian type that could swim against the current, forging new paths everywhere I go, but that is not the case….