I need your peer pressure in order to make this happen. Your peer pressure - harsh and brutal if necessary - is my only hope. It's November again, obviously, and as I kept getting nagging spam emails from the NaNoWriMo people, I slowly succumbed to the allure of Why not? You should know, this is maybe … Continue reading I am doing NaNoWriMo – AND I NEED YOUR HELP!
A year ago, I decided get the best view I could, stand up tall, and try and forecast the content, character, and rhythm of the year that then lay before us. Not merely a prediction, the aim was also to incorporate helpful ways in which we might respond to our conditions to take advantage of … Continue reading I’m Serious – It’s About 2013, and I Need Your Input
All right, we've been at this a year now. The last time I substantially updated the page was back in March, and I've been promising announcements and things for quite some time, now. I've also been meaning to create an updated "ABOUT" section, so I figured, why not do two things at once? (The two … Continue reading ANNOUNCEMENTS AND THINGS
The following is excerpted from the forthcoming debut of Wizard of Monadnock books, Night of the Unemployed Wizard. ...that's right, we're going to have Wizard BOOKS soon. More announcements to follow. Great Mystery I stand before you, beneath you, amidst you. You remind me always of my smallness. I'm not the Universe, just a tiny speck … Continue reading For Monday: The Midnight Prayer
That we reap what we sow is neither good nor bad. It just is. Let us accept that, Let us breathe that, Let it become part of us - and us of it. It is the time of the harvest. The pinnacle of this year has long since past, Even as we hurtle toward the … Continue reading To Seeds Planted Long Ago: A Simple Prayer
Yesterday, when we left off, our heroes (myself included) were scaling Monadnock's final stretch, that place mostly above the artificial treeline where you think you're there already but there's at least a half hour to go and you're very, very tired and kind of staggering along. That's how the experience is for me, anyway. The … Continue reading The Wizard’s Midsummer’s Night Monadnock Adventure: Part 2 (A Photo Journey)
As is only fitting for 2013's Day of Longest Light, and in keeping with my general tendencies toward wildness and not thinking things through, on the evening of June 21, I set out to climb my beloved mountain. This is a chronicle of that fateful and life-changing trek into the heights of divine communion and … Continue reading The Wizard’s Midsummer’s Night Monadnock Adventure: Part 1 (A Photo Journey)