New Book Now Available for Pre-Order

My new book, Another Day Not Wasted, is now available for pre-order! Please click the book cover below for more information and to place your orders. I expect to start shipping the books toward the end of August. Orders will ship on a first-come-first-served basis.

Another Day Not Wasted: Book Update

My next book, titled, Another Day Not Wasted, is coming soon. I can't say exactly how soon yet (under threat of bodily harm by my publisher) but, well... soon. Until soon arrives, I'll be sharing a series of book updates. Rest assured, as soon as I can announce a hard date (and a pre-order page), I'll... Continue Reading →

Myths of Moments

The following is a rather prolonged train of thought about misconceptions having to do with the practice of mindfulness and the common advice to "live in the moment." If you find my words and work useful, please consider even a small contribution to help support these writings, which I offer to you without advertising or... Continue Reading →

New Presentation and Podcast Now Available

I recently had the great pleasure of joining my friend and workshop co-instructor, Michael Gordon, on a couple of events now available online for anyone to watch/listen: Our presentation Finding Meaning in Photography, hosted by Harold Davis, is now available for streaming on Harold's YouTube channel. Our conversation about The History of Photography via the podcast, F-Stop... Continue Reading →

On the Nature of Change

To be truly free one must take on the basic conditions as they are—painful, impermanent, open, imperfect—and then be grateful for impermanence and the freedom it grants us. For in a fixed universe there would be no freedom. With that freedom we improve the campsite, teach children, oust tyrants. The world is nature, and in... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Absence

If the remission of pain is happiness, then the emergence from distraction is aesthetic bliss. I use these terms loosely, for I am not making an argument but rather attempting to describe the pleasure that comes from recognition or rediscovery of certain essences permanently associated with human life. These essences are restored to our consciousness... Continue Reading →

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