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.

Often life is a series of false starts and half-assed attempts.  We have great plans and great intentions, but then the day-to-day grind gets in the way.   Work, friends, significant others, kids, and all the myriad collection of duties that become our responsibilities. And then there’s the worst enemy of them all . . . …

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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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