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“To be a good writer one must read great writing,” Regina told me. I believe her. Regina¬†and I have been holding onto one another since I was six months old. She carried me around Europe and then taught me how to write and how to read. I tend to read three books at one time, […]

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Thursday Musings

My heart misses the desert, my home, familiar things like the smell of the changing seasons, like the way the sun beats down in the middle of December. My soul aches for those who have been buried there, under the cactus and the vast blue sky. I hold back my tears like the rain does […]

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On Pilgrimage

I sit with her outside the coffee house, telling her my story of loosing my backpack in India, which included my journal for the book I’m working on. And then upon returning, loosing the 25-page document again recounting my journey this time from memory instead of notes. I could hear my own self-pity and sadness […]

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