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June 8, 2017

I've made the conscious choice to live small. I like so much about it. Small rent and minor bills mean I don't have to make a lot of money to live well enough. I need some - and more than I have now - but not like I once did. I live most of the time in my tipi near Ben...

January 15, 2017

Anyone who knows me at all knows that I’ve chosen to live in as primitively as I can. At this point I’ve lived in my tipi in Central Oregon for about six months, full time. I’ve chosen this path for many reasons, some I’m still trying to figure out. Too much Derrick Je...

November 16, 2016

On my mind: just because I have a desire, it doesn't mean it has to be satisfied. I've been studying what it means to be a warrior. What were historical warriors like - the Native American as well as the Oriental such as the Samurai and the Ninja? How did they live, an...

November 14, 2016

I wrote this a while back and published it on my "Sand" Facebook page, but it seemed appropriate here...

I Felt Bad

I felt bad, so I ate three candy bars in one sitting.

Then I felt better.

Then the good feeling wore off, and I felt worse because my body felt run down

And m...

October 26, 2016

There’s something happening here / what it is ain’t exactly clear… Buffalo Springfield, “For What It’s Worth”

Personal awakening doesn’t happen in a sphere. It’s oblong, then nearly rectangular, then look! Almost a perfect sphere, then out of balance again. It’s always...

October 24, 2016

Mike, a middle aged man, wakes to an alarm tuned to his favorite station. His feet hit the floor and he showers while listening to local FM DJ’s maniacal laughter. Breakfast is “healthy” granola that lists its second ingredient as “cane sugar” with a handful of blueber...

October 3, 2016

The world is changing, awakening. It is a spiritual tidal shift that’s bringing with it both destruction and new life, as birth always does. Among the new spiritual beings are newly awakened humans who become understandably attached to the bliss of realization, of beco...

September 21, 2016

If you consider yourself strictly patriotic or if you thoughtlessly mouth the words of the Pledge of Allegiance, I don’t know what to say to you except you are part of the problem with this nation. Please allow me to illustrate.

Tommy was a gifted young man. He had the...

September 18, 2016

Doors are not windows. Windows are not doors.

Assuming we are located within an enclosure, windows are clear barriers we look through to see what is outside. We can observe without changing our immediate environment. Doors are portals out of or into a different environm...

September 11, 2016

Imagine for a moment a length of 2x4 nailed to a log on the ground. It’s nailed with one nail, so it can be spun in any direction. All you have to do is imagine a direction and it can be turned that way. Now imagine that you put another nail in this board. It is now fi...

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