Lost in the Fog

With my new novel Lost in the Fog about to be published, in September of 2019 I embarked on a four month trip to France, Spain, Portugal, and the Caribbean. The main reason for the journey was to hike the Camino de Santiago, a 550 mile pilgrimage. With this blog, I am excerpting from the journal I kept and am sharing what made it so special. David Lynch once said "getting lost is beautiful", and my voyage embodied that definition.

As I hunted through my closet for more things to purge, I felt a big goofy grin spreading across my face.  No, I had not been doing shots of whiskey (it’s still twenty-eight days and counting without any alcohol).  So why was there such a pleasant buzz going through my body? The joy of fifty …

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“Because they battle me they’re really taking a risk.  You’re an 8-Track Tape and I’m a compact disc.” -Young MC, from the track “I Come Off”, off the album Stone Cold Rhymin’ (1989) I was late to the compact disc game, and it wasn’t until 1991 that I got a CD player.  For the record …

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I’ve always kept things pretty lean in the kitchenware department. Before moving to Hawaii I lived for nearly five years in a tiny studio apartment in the Richmond District of San Francisco.  Without hyperbole, my kitchen area was not much bigger than your typical closet.  I cooked with two pots and two pans (one each …

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