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What I’m Reading Now…

June 12, 2010


Wonder Boys–Michael Chabon 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles of Portland— Paul Gerald The Dharma Bums— Jack Kerouac Green Hills of Africa— Earnest Hemingway All of these books inspire me… Here’s why:  Wonder Boys speaks to the writer inside of me, and Kerouac’s, Dharma Bums, speaks to the side of me desiring an unorthodox brand of […]

Countdown: 4 Days (Continued)

April 20, 2010


I spent the morning with my dad. It was a good time, and I got to tell him a lot that I felt I needed to before I leave. It’s amazing how forgiveness can foster healing within a relationship, and it’s nice to see that healing in a relationship that has been so strained over […]

My New Digs in Portland

March 18, 2010


The outside view of the house.. The Living Room… My room! It’s 20 x 20, so big enough! All in all, a good starter place for my time in Portland! It’s got a great month to month rate that includes utilities, cable tv, and internet… God is so good, and with the stress of not […]

Important Service Announcement

February 24, 2010


I’ll be taking the next few weeks away from blogging. It’s time I write– finish– this damn book! Thank you guys for your support. I’m looking forward to sharing it all with you! I’m ready for this. I haven’t been until now, but better late than never!

A Review– Chris Tomlinson’s “Crave”

February 9, 2010


Chris Tomlinson’s new book Crave is perhaps the most straightforward and honest Christian book I’ve ever read. It’s simple, but profound, and not only am I a better follower of Christ for having read it, I am thinking more deeply about my own cravings as a result. To be honest with you, little of what […]

Writing Update 13: AHHHHHHH!

February 5, 2010


Writing is hell… I’m losing my mind! This is fun, and it’s hell. Tomorrow I’m going to find a new spot to write, a secret utopia where they serve coffee and bagels. Writing is also like a slow painful death, and a beautiful vacation to Paris at the same time… I bleed, I suffer, but […]


February 5, 2010


I had a dream the other night that I was at a Starbucks inside a huge shopping mall, and instead of ordering coffee I got a huge glass of ice water. I started drinking the water like I never had it in my life, gulping and chugging ounce after ounce until the glass was empty. […]