Published by admin on December 5, 2017

Why Writer’s Block is Bullshit

  Write about your struggles. Because if you can’t write, you’re struggling.   And it’s probably not something pretty, either. You’re not writing about IT because you don’t want to face IT. And, yet… that is the key to the door that you’ve been hanging around, pacing, for what seems like forever-and-a-half. It doesn’t mean…

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Published by admin on July 10, 2017

Writing My Struggle

I never really consider writing my struggle. I usually spend my day trying to come up with a juicy morsel for my lovely readers–that’s you–to sink their teeth/dentures into. Something insightful and humorous that will leave a positive mark on your day. And, if I catch the word train… upon your life, as well. But…

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Published by admin on November 11, 2016

My Cabin Steward is a Shaman

It’s the little things. Always the little things. I’m been traveling on a ship that has traveled from Germany to Africa and which is now headed to the Caribbean, and I haven’t had to make my bed. Not once. Each morning, I leave my cabin (usually in a semi-wreck state) and when I return later in the…

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Published by admin on March 7, 2016

Tortured by Nothing

I can’t help it. I ponder life almost incessantly. On my late night walk tonight, I reflected on how our civilization has conquered almost everything. Everything but immortality and meaning. When I stood outside my apartment, in 45 degrees of winter, with fire in my hand, a super-warm jacket and the knowledge that I can…

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Published by admin on March 5, 2016

My Most Courageous Act

The most courageous thing I’ve ever done wasn’t kayaking The Narrows in Zion National Park. It wasn’t living in Israel during the second antifada. It wasn’t even doing naked stand-up in front of a hundred strangers at Burning Man (even though I had forgotten to manscape). No. The most courageous thing I’ve ever done was to leave the…

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