Cascadia Poetry Festival in Cumberland

In August 2014, I attended the Subud World Congress in Puebla, Mexico. It was my first World Congress and it was life-changing. While there I was urged to get involved in the Subud International Cultural Association and attended a few meetings as a new Chair was...

The Future of Storytelling, Puebla, Mexico

This past August I had the good fortune to attend the 14th Subud World Congress in Puebla, Mexico, or the Congreso Mundial, as the locals called it. There are numerous stories I could tell about my experience and I have blogged about it. The fact is that the Congress...

Habib in Seattle, Part Deux

We left off with El Habib Louai’s first sushi experience with Sam Hamill and his daughter Eron and I at Sakura in Burlington. (See this post.) Monday (8.12.13) Habib got to go thrift shopping with my wife Meredith, a thrift store expert and fan of the song of...

Pig War Residency

Jan 28, 2012 My residency here at the Whiteley Center ends tomorrow, alas. What a tremendous place to think, write &c. Sure, the photos give you a sense of that (my Pig War research photo album on FB) but I am so pleased with what I did here on Pig War:...