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In the Hills of Joseph, Part 5: Notes from the Empty Quarter

July 20, 2012

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Leaving the Oregonian Rivendell of the Fishtrap writers workshop experience, a vast wasteland presents itself, full of cattle drives out of the 19th century, bearded wanderers on bicycle and the dry tang of the Empty Quarter.

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In the Hills of Joseph, Part 3: I Think I Am in Love

July 17, 2012

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I would, were I able, drive straight into the highest of the peaks ahead, to that notch where snow sits upon a single peak as on a glacier. Why didn’t someone tell me of Oregon before?

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In the Hills of Joseph, Part 2: A Rivendell of Words

July 16, 2012

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I could be writing. Have I lost a decade to my absent Muses? I have come to re-set the percentages, torque down the technology. To ratchet up the paragraphs. To sleep around with more verbs. To flirt with nouns. My first, best lover: words.

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The Professor and the Porn Legend 3 ~ An Eco-Sexual Ceremony

March 29, 2011

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Former porn star Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens, her West-Virginia-born artist wife, marry the Appalachian Mountains. Larry Gibson is there and lots and lots of purple performers.

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The Professor and the Porn Legend Who Married the Appalachian Mountains

November 10, 2010

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Encountering former porn star Annie Sprinkle in a West Virginia restaurant, she and her West Virginia native wife reveal their upcoming Purple Wedding to the Mountains.

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800 Miles To Go Before I Sleep

October 18, 2010

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Should you ever get the bright idea to drive 800 miles to Chattanooga down-and-back in one day to rescue your son’s burned-up Honda, think again. A first-person cautionary tale.

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