Monday, October 31, 2016

clyde sanborn tribute photo

One of my favorite Clyde Sanborn photos. I've been working
on his tribute book and it's coming along great. Gathering
many Amazing unseen wonders, lots of art and poetry 
and stories. 

the noble beast

movie time

This weekend, we watched GENIUS
film about Kerouac's hero Thomas Wolfe.
It also featured Fitzgerald & Hemingway
hauling another fish out of the sea.

Thursday, October 20, 2016


From The Zen Teaching of Homeless Kodo book:
"We come to understand that this world is an absurd
place when we see that even in national politics,
important decisions are made with the same sordid
violence we see in gang fights."
Instead, we watched a movie about the early life of

Monday, October 17, 2016


This weekend in the midst of storms
we had the good sense to watch

Thursday, October 13, 2016

kerouac and ryokan

Enjoying Kerouac's WAKE UP
and a book about Ryokan,
GREAT FOOL. More inspiration
for my novel in progress.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016


In the new book I'm writing, Sylvan Moore
gets to drive around in my grandmother's
Chevette. I still remember the sound of the
engine, like a shook up beehive.

Taneda Santoka

I just finished rereading Taneda Santoka's book
FOR ALL MY WALKING. He is one of my favorite
haiku writers and died on this day October 11, 1940,
76 years ago.

Monday, October 10, 2016

the wonderful stupid man returns

In 2012, I published my short story book
I made a bunch of voting style buttons
which are even more appropriate in light
of today's America.

Friday, October 7, 2016

The Return of Sylvan Moore

Just reread Bhagavan Das' memoir.
I'm planning to read Milarepa's life
and Yogananda's memoir next.
All inspiration for the book I'm writing
featuring the return of Sylvan Moore.

Sunday, October 2, 2016

New book in the works...

I've been working on the next

It's a gigantic collection featuring 
drawings by Aaron Gunderson:

Double Feature

This weekend's double feature
at the Moonlite Drive In:
Woody Allen's new Crisis in 6 Scenes

and Trog